12.009J | Spring 2015 | Undergraduate

Theoretical Environmental Analysis

Course Description

This course analyzes cooperative processes that shape the natural environment, now and in the geologic past. It emphasizes the development of theoretical models that relate the physical and biological worlds, the comparison of theory to observational data, and associated mathematical methods.
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2D plot of CO2 and temperature vs time.
Fluctuations of climate and atmospheric carbon dioxide levels over the last 400,000 years. (Image by Prof. Daniel Rothman.)