Special Topics: Dynamics of Tropical Climate and Ecosystem

GEOL 2920I S01 [CRN: 26563]

In this course, we will discuss two major themes: climate of tropics and how climate influences tropical ecosystem. Major topics include Hadley circulation, intraseasonal variation, tropical convection, carbon cycle, and biodiversity. We will also discuss how climate may influence tropical ecosystem and our society. This class is aimed at graduate students. Students are expected to have some familiarity with differential equations and climate science. Advanced undergraduate students with a relevant background can also take this class.
Spring 2018
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13:00 - 15:30 Mon - from Jan 24, 2018 to May 18, 2018
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