December 4, 2009
“Recent” Climate Measurements
Present State of the Climate
Why is the Climate Warming?
Paleoclimate Quantification Methods
Greenhouse Gases vs. Climate
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
Effect on the ocean: sea level rise
Future sea level rise
Lecture Notes: Lecture 27: Climate change 1 and Climate change 2
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.
•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.
Note: Some clips and images may have been blurred or removed to avoid copyright infringement.