ESCI 642 (01) - Biogeosciences in the Earth System

Biogeosci Earth System

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Earth Sciences
Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 52715
This interdisciplinary course applies concepts from chemistry, physics, biology and geology to understand biogeochemical cycles in the Earth system. Course topics includes terrestrial, ocean and freshwater environments; water and energy cycles; carbon, nitrogen, phosphorous and sulfur cycles; biogeochemical cycles through Earth history and a synthesis of how humans have impacted the Earth system. Students will use quantitative methods to explore relationships between causes and effects, positive and negative feedbacks, and thresholds in the Earth systems.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): (MATH 426 or MATH 424B) and (CHEM 404 or CHEM 405 or NR 561)
Instructors: Ruth Varner

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MWF 10:10am - 11:00am JAMS 254
Final Exam 5/15/2024 5/15/2024 W 10:30am - 12:30pm JAMS 254