Climates: Past and Future
University of Glasgow
Area of Study
Ecology, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7.5
Hours & Credits
This course teaches the fundamental concepts needed to understand how Earth's climate system works, including forcings, responses, feedbacks and the greenhouse effect, and explores how palaeoclimatic proxies and models are used to reconstruct past climates and project future change.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.