Global Change Course at Iowa State University (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)
http://www.meteor.iastate.edu/gccourse/index.html

Eugene Takle, Michael Taber, Iowa State University, Department of Geologic and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, Department of Earth Sciences


This website offers a complete course on the topic of global change. The authors have compiled pertinent information in the form of summary information, images, and suggested readings. The topics are subdivided into three blocks. The first block, Climate and Agents of Global Change, sets the foundation for understanding global change through observations of global mean temperature and trends in carbon dioxide. The second block, Models and Measurements of Global Change, focuses on climate modeling, the limitations of models and what we can learn from them. Block three, The Biosphere and Human Component of Global Change, addresses the impact by humans through population, deforestation, and desertification.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Environmental Science:Forest Resources:Deforestation, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:Global change modeling, Impacts of climate change, Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Habitats:Desertification, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Greenhouse gas emissions, Global change modeling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Climate Change:Impacts of climate change
Special Interest: Hazards
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16)
Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources, Climate, Atmosphere