Module 1: What’s the problem?

Module 1.0: Overview

Let’s get started. Module 1 consists of 3 sub-modules that cover the following topics:

  • Core concepts of climate science
  • Global context
  • Greenhouse effect, global trend on GHG concentrations, global temperature trend
  • Difference between weather, natural climate variability, climate change
  • Weather, natural climate variability, & climate change each represent different time scales, from immediate short-term days and weeks, to years, to multiple-decades
  • BC trends and scenarios
  • Using climate change information in applications
  • Sources of climate and climate change information
  • Importance of tracking changes in water, snow and ice

 

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Climate Change Adaptation Fundamentals by Stewart Cohen is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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