Department of Geosciences, Science
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
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Course Modules (5)
Unit 5: Growth and Decay of Ice Sheets part of Modeling Earth Systems
Large continental ice sheets, such as the Laurentide Ice Sheet from the last glaciation, as well as Antarctica and Greenland of today, are some of the most important features of the global climate system — they ...
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Modeling the oceanic thermohaline circulation with STELLA part of Complex Systems:Teaching Activities
This activity describes the construction of and then experimentation with a STELLA model of the thermohaline circulation in the north Atlantic. Based on a famous paper by Stommel (1961), this model exhibits two ...
Conference Presentation (1)
A unique collaborative online blended teaching delivery brings cutting edge climate change science from a large research university (Penn State) to a historically black colleges and university (Fort Valley State). part of Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Understanding the science of climate change is of utmost importance for the next generation of students to be competitive in the global job market as they most likely have to deal with sudden and perhaps severe ...