Program on Climate Change 588, Winter 2009
Global Carbon Cycle and Greenhouse Gases
Presentations of final projects will be on Monday and Tuesday March 16 & 17 at 12pm in our usual classroom. The list of presentations and papers are available here. Please arrive a few minutes early to upload your presentation!
March 5th Geoengineering Lecture, Paper Discussion & Readings
Broecker (2008) CO2 Capture and Storage: Possibilities and Perspectives. Elements Vol. 5(4): 295-296. (I realize this is the entire journal, but the Broecker editorial is just the 2 pages. The entire issue is devoted to CO2 Sequestration, and there are several excellent articles and editorials in it for your reading pleasure!)
**** Paper Discussion for Thursday March 5th:
Broecker (2005) pp. 155-164. (This pdf file contains the entire book. The discussion will be on just the last 9 pages of the text.)
--> Lecture Notes (March 5, 2008) [pdf_v5_12MB_3-4-09]
February 20, 2009
Paper discussion for Thursday february 26:Solomon et al. "Irreversible climate change due to carbon dioxide emissions", PNAS, 2009.
Lecture Notes & Readings for Weeks 4.5-7
The Global Carbon Cycle, Jan. 29 - Feb. 26
*** Please print out your own copy of the lecture notes (or bring your laptop); hardcopies will not be distributed ***
*** 2/2/09--Please check frequently for updates to lectures notes. Sorry, but I am constantly revising and writing material. On the bright side you get the clearest, most up-to-date material I can provide. On the downside you will have to check and make sure you are working with the most-updated version of the lectures notes. I will try my best to make sure they are posted by 10:00 pm the night before class.
The next problem set is due on Thursday Feb 5. Download it here.
Tuesday January 27:in-class paper discussion. We will discuss "Global and Regional Climate Changes due to Black Carbon" by Ramanathan and Carmichael, Nature Geoscience, April 2008.
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