Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021


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EEPS 434 001 (CRN: 14361)


Department: Earth/Environmnt/Planetary Sci
Instructor: Dee, Sylvia
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Prerequisites: EEPS 101 OR ESCI 101 OR ENST 101 OR EEPS 107 OR ESCI 201 OR ENST 201 OR EEPS 109 OR ESCI 109 OR EEPS 321 OR ESCI 321 OR EEPS 340 OR ESCI 340 OR EEPS 448 OR ESCI 442
Section Max Enrollment: 65
Section Enrolled: 4
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 65
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 9
Enrollment data as of: 14-JUN-2024 4:58AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
9:00AM - 12:00PM R
Description: This course explores climate variability and change over the past two thousand years to contextualize current rates and magnitudes of anthropogenic climate change on Earth. This reading and discussion-focused seminar course will cover paleoclimate archives such as corals, tree rings, and ice cores, as well as climate reconstruction methods, detection and attribution. Students will be provided with an overview of methods and key findings in paleoclimatology and paleoceanography, using high-resolution archives to explore past changes in global climate. Students will read 3-4 scientific papers each week, provide summaries and volunteer to lead discussions surrounding topics of their choosing. Cross-list: EEPS 634. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EEPS 434 if student has credit for EEPS 634.