Geological Record of Climate Change

Course Number: 
SIO 201
Course Description: 
Introduction to geological archives; the tools for paleoclimate reconstruction and a sampling of important issues from the geological record, including the development of “greenhouse” and “icehouse” worlds, the origin and evolution of glacial cycles, and the origin of “millennial scale” climate variability.
Prerequisites: 
chemistry and physics required for graduate admission to SIO, SIO 101 or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
Number of Units: 
4