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Spring 2022 Earth and Environmental Sciences UN3114 section 001

Call Number 14402
Day & Time
TR 2:40pm-3:55pm
558 EXT Schermerhorn Hall [SCH]
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Nathan J Lenssen
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description How has climate shaped the history and development of NYC? How do climate and climate change affect our lives today? How will climate change affect our lives tomorrow? Variations in climate and weather have been major sources of risk and opportunity for humanity long before the industrial revolution began warming the planet. The growing impacts of climate change on human civilization over recent decades have turned attention from the future of our climate to the present. In this course, we investigate how the climate system intersects and interacts with the complex human system of NYC. The trajectory of this course will be set by the drafting of a final paper which will be done in small pieces throughout the semester. The first few weeks of the course will include lectures, activities, and assignments that will guide the selection of a specific climate impact for NYC and the formation of a ​research question​ for your final paper. This initial research question will then guide the majority of your assignments for the rest of the semester. Using this question, the five major sections of a scientific paper to structure the schedule for the remainder of the course: Introduction, Data, Methods, Results, and Conclusions.
Web Site Vergil
Department Earth and Environmental Sciences
Enrollment 13 students (15 max) as of 4:03PM Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Subject Earth and Environmental Sciences
Number UN3114
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Section key 20221EESC3114W001

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