Lecture 27: Climate Change 
Lecture 27: Climate Change
by UCLA / Edwin Schauble
Video Lecture 27 of 27
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Date Added: December 5, 2010

Lecture Description

December 4, 2009

“Recent” Climate Measurements
Present State of the Climate
Why is the Climate Warming?
Greenhouse Earth
Greenhouse Increase
Paleoclimate Quantification Methods
Greenhouse Gases vs. Climate
CO2-enhanced greenhouse
Climate Change & Feedback Mechanisms
Positive Feedback Mechanisms
Negative Feedback Mechanisms
Other Feedback Mechanisms
Paleoclimate: Oceanic Proxies
H2O(18) evaporates slightly less easily than H2O(16)
Recent Climate Measurements
The atmospheric greenhouse
Paleoclimate & greenhouse gases
Putting the feedbacks & forcings together
Global Warming Projections
Future Projections, Uncertainties
Roles of the Ocean in Future Climate
Possible Consequences
Effect on the ocean: sea level rise
Future sea level rise
Response

Lecture Notes: Lecture 27: Climate change 1 and Climate change 2

Course Index

Course Description

In this course, Prof. Edwin Schauble gives 27 video lectures on Introduction to Oceanography. This class provides a general introduction to geological, physical, chemical, and biological processes and history of Earth's global oceanic system.

Prerequisites
•High school science background
– Math: algebra & geometry, graphs
– Metric units
– Geography: maps, Earth's major features, longitude & latitude
– Chemistry: elements, atoms, molecules, chemical equations
– Physics: matter, density, waves, velocity, energy, gravity
– Biology: genus, species, evolution, plants & animals

Original Course Name: Earth & Space Science 15: Introduction to Oceanography.

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