Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ESCI 471 - EARTH SYSTEMS MODELING I

Long Title: EARTH SYSTEMS MODELING I: PHILOSOPHY AND FUNDAMENTALS
Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): CHEM 111 OR CHEM 121 OR PHYS 101 OR PHYS 102
Description: A model is a simplified representation of something. Scientific models range from conceptual to physical to mathematical. In Earth and planetary science, one is often concerned with modeling interactions between physical, chemical, and biological components, i.e., with modeling systems. This class will cover the fundamentals of scientific modeling with a focus on Earth systems. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ESCI 671. Recommended Prerequisite(s): MATH 211. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ESCI 471 if student has credit for ESCI 671. Repeatable for Credit.