Graham Sustainability Institute

Earth Systems Evolution

CLIMATE 320
EARTH 320
SPACE 320

Introduction to the physics and chemistry of Earth. Gravitational energy, radiative energy, Earth's energy budget, and Earth tectonics are discussed along with chemical evolution and biogeochemical cycles. The connections among the carbon cycle, silicate weathering, and the natural greenhouse effect are discussed. Required for AOSS/GS-321, which introduces Earth system dynamics.

Credits: 
3.0
Bulletin URL: 
http://www.engin.umich.edu/students/bulletin/aoss/courses.html
School(s)/College(s): 
Engineering » Climate & Space Sciences
Literature, Science, & Arts » Earth and Environmental Sciences
Semesters: 
Fall 2020
Fall 2019
Fall 2018
Fall 2021