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Introduction to Paleoclimatology

Chinese 古氣候學概論
Credit 3
Goals
  • Introduction to the paleoclimatic records
  • Introduction to the paleoclimatic proxies
Syllabus

After 2012/11/19

  • Sampling of marine sediment
  • Planktonic foraminifera and ice volume(Earth's Climate, Ch. 9)
  • Geological records of greenhouse gases(Earth's Climate, Ch. 10)
  • Geological records of monsoon(Earth's Climate, Ch. 8)
  • The mysteries of last glacial maximum(Earth's Climate, Ch. 11)
  • Last glacial maximum(Earth's Climate, Ch. 12)
  • Deglaciation and future climate(Earth's Climate, Ch. 13 & 19)
     
Bibliography Ruddiman RF. (2008) Earth's Climate, 2nd Ed. New York: W.H. Freeman.
Grading 50% course performance, 50% oral exams