Climate and Climate Change

The climate of planet Earth and its changes with time. Radiative fluxes, greenhouse effects, energy budget, hydrological cycle, the atmospheric composition and climatic zones. Physical and chemical reasons for climatic change.

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences provides scientists and scholars with the training and insight to understand the physical, chemical and dynamical processes of the polar atmosphere. We will maintain a program of high quality and produce scientists capable of solving current technological problems and anticipating the challenges of the future.

UAF Course Code: ATM F456, F656

Prerequisites: Any 400 level Physics or Chemistry course or ATM F401 or permission of instructor; basic computer skills.


*Note on UAF Course Coding*

ABCD - Departments/Schools/Colleges are indicated by the first 3-4 letters of the code
F - Fairbanks Campus
123 - Academic level is indicated by the number following the letters.

Undergraduate Level: 100 - 400
Graduate Level : 500 - 600

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Course details

Academic level(s)Bachelor, Master
CountryUnited States
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionUniversity of Alaska Fairbanks
Begin date-
End date-
Registration deadline-
ECTS credits3.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyBasic/broad, general programmes
Teaching placeFairbanks, Alaska
Tagsclimateclimate change
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