AOS I: Climate Change from Puzzles to Policy (F22)

Fall 2022

Sections:

Wednesday 10-10:50 am PST (MS 7124A)

Wednesday 11-11:50 am PST (MS 7124B)

Wednesday 12-12:50 pm PST (MS 7124B)

Office hours:

Monday 4-5 pm PST (zoom)

Wednesday 5-6 pm PST (MS 7124A)

Email:

paigehoel@atmos.ucla.edu

Week One

9/26 to 10/2

Lecture 2: Heat and Radiation

Lecture 3: Earth’s Energy Balance and Greenhouse Effect

Quiz #1 opens Friday

Discussion Slides

Week Two

10/3 to 10/9

Lecture 4: The Atmosphere

Lecture 5: The Ocean

Homework #1 due Thursday

Discussion Slides

Week Three

10/10 to 10/16

Lecture 6: The Biosphere and the Carbon Cycle

Lecture 7: Paleoclimate and the Ice Ages

Quiz #2

Week Four

10/17 to 10/23

Lecture 8: Internal Climate Variability

Lecture 9: Global Climate Models and Climate Projections

Homework #2

Week Five

10/24 to 10/30

Lecture 10: The IPCC and Observed Climate Change

MIDTERM EXAM THURSDAY 10/27

Quiz #3

Week Six

10/31 to 11/6

Lecture 11: The IPCC and Future Climate Change

Lecture 12: Hydrological cycle and climate extremes

Week Seven

11/7 to 11/13

Lecture 13: Impacts on Land Ecosystems

Lecture 14: Impacts on Oceans

Quiz #4

Homework #3

Week Eight

11/14 to 11/20

Lecture 15: Impacts on Humans

Lecture 16: Regional impacts: California and Los Angeles

Week Nine

11/21 to 11/27

Lecture 17: The Energy Conundrum

Quiz #3

Homework #4

Week Ten

11/28 to 12/4

Lecture 18: Policy Responses – Part I

Lecture 19: Policy Responses – Part II


Final Exam: Tuesday 12/6