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GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - Utrecht University - 'Utrecht Univ.'
UC Course SubjectEnvironmental Studies
Number & Suffix: 103
Full UC Title: GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE 
Transcript Title: GLOBAL CLIMATE CHNG 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: Global climate change is an extremely complicated system to study, and one of the major challenges facing the intellectual and scientific community. Therefore it requires in depth knowledge from many disciplines and their interaction. This course focuses on the “hard science” of climate change, dealing with the physical and biological sciences rather than the social science components related to global climate change. Examples of such components include the radiation balance of the atmosphere, atmospheric chemistry, ocean acidification, sea level rise, and global bio-geochemical cycles. The course also focuses on how anthropogenic action affects the processes of the Earth system, with special focus on those actions that affect the climate directly or indirectly. The subjects discussed can be grouped into the following bullet points: comprehensive introduction to global climate change; relationship between weather, climate, and environmental change; description of the major Earth system components, both natural and anthropogenic, driving environmental change; development of models and assessment of their predictions for current and future change; discuss how global change is affected by and affects human activity. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE 
Partner University Department: Sustainable Development 
Partner University Course Number: GEO2-2143