Areas of Study

Course Overview

This course studies the Earth system: its past, present and future. Study of the Earth system includes understanding the interacting processes that shape Earth’s interior, surface and surrounding atmosphere, as well as knowing what the planets, asteroids, and star of our solar system tell us about our planet’s origin, history, motions, and probable fate. Emphasis is on processes affecting the biosphere and humankind, specifically climate change and communication about climate change.

Credit: 4