Ice and the Climate System

Course Number: 
SIO 115
Course Description: 

This course examines the Earth’s cryoshere, including glaciers, ice sheets, ice caps, sea ice, lake ice, river ice, snow, and permafrost. We cover the important role of the cryoshere in the climate systems and its response to climate change.

Prerequisites: 
Math 20A–D and Physics 2A–C or consent of instructor
Number of Units: 
4