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2012-2013 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
2012-2013 SDSM&T Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATM 515/515L Earth Systems Modeling/Lab

Credits: (2-1) 3

This course provides the background for earth systems and climate modeling, with student projects on 0-D, and 2-D models. The course will cover: radiation balance, climate feedback mechanisms, greenhouse gases, biogeochemical coupling, land and ocean surface processes, ecosystems, ocean circulations, and sea ice. Course will include familiarization of systems modeling using the STELLA modeling package. Students will also collaborate to develop components of a larger modeling project.

Corequisites: ATM 515L
Notes: Satisfies the techniques distribution requirement for the ATM M.S. program.

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