ESCI 760 (01) - Paleoceanography


Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences
Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 16221
This course introduces the basic principles of paleoceanography, such as the preservation of ocean history in sediment archives and the analysis/interpretation of paleoceanographic data. The course focuses on the capabilities and limitations of paleoceanographic techniques, and empowers students to critically assess the strengths and weaknesses of results presented in scientific journals. Topics include Milankovitch cycles, faunal assemblages, temperature and circulation proxies, linear and non-linear responses to climate forcings, abrupt climate events, atmospheric teleconnections and monsoons. Prereq: Introductory Chemistry, Introductory Geology.
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Instructors: Rosemarie Came

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 TR 8:10am - 9:30am JAMS 216