Weather & Climate (IAS)

Investigation #2 - Climate Change - Earth and Mars

  • Introduction to factors contributing to global climate change
  • Measurement of planetary angles of inclination (protractor required)
  • Astronomical Theory of climate change presented in graphical form
  • Greenhouse effect and global warming
  • Sunspot variations and ancient climatic records are examined for quasi-weather connections
  • Global effects of volcanism on climate using data from the El Chichon and Bali eruptions
  • Observing changes on Mars from Earth
  • Orbital and inclination changes on the Red Planet
  • Weather at the Martian Surface

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