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GG 140: The Atmosphere, the Ocean, and Environmental Change

GG 140: The Atmosphere, the Ocean, and Environmental Change is offered online.

Topics: General Engineering, General History, Geology, Physics

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This course explores the physical processes that control Earth's atmosphere, ocean, and climate. Quantitative methods for constructing mass and energy budgets. Topics include clouds, rain, severe storms, regional climate, the ozone layer, air pollution, ocean currents and productivity, the seasons, El Niño, the history of Earth's climate, global warming, energy, and water resources.

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  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Ronald B. Smith
  • Institution: Open Yale Courses
  • Topics: General Engineering, General History, Geology, Physics

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About Open Yale Courses: Open Yale Courses (OYC) provides lectures and other materials from selected Yale College courses to the public free of charge via the Internet. The courses span the full range of liberal arts disciplines, including humanities, social sciences, and physical and biological sciences.

Open Yale Courses Offers Courses In: Science, Engineering, History

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