ESS262H1: Earth System Processes

Hours: 
24L/24P

Processes acting within the Earth system, with particular emphasis on interactions between its components (hydrosphere, atmosphere, biosphere and solid Earth) at long and short timescales. Lecture topics include pre-biotic and post-biotic atmosphere, thermohaline circulation of the oceans, plate tectonics, the rock cycle, regulation of paleoclimates, the global carbon cycle and the terrestrial and marine biosphere.

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Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)