ESS223 - Biosphere-Atmosphere Interactions

How do ecosystems respond to climate, and how do ecosystems influence climate? Covers the role of the terrestrial land surface in earth's climate system, including among others photosynthesis, transpiration, greenhouse gasses, radiation, and atmospheric water vapor. For each of these topics, attention is paid to both the underlying processes and how they can be mathematically represented in earth system models. Instruments and techniques used to measure these processes are also discussed, and, where appropriate, demonstrated.
Career
Graduate
Grading Basis
RLT - Letter (ABCD/NP)
Min
3
Max
4
Course Repeatable for Degree Credit?
No

Course Component
Lecture
Enrollment Optional?
No