Course Code: EST 404

Course Title : Global climatic change

Weekly Class and Application Hours: 3-0

Kısa Ders Tanımı:

Greenhouse gas emissions. Predicted and observed patterns of climate change. Effects of climate change on agriculture,forestry, fisheries, natural ecosystems and human health. Consequences of sea-level rise. Desertification. Particular problems faced by developingcountries. The Kyoto Protocol and other mitigation strategies. Carbon reduction technologies. Stratospheric ozone depletion and the MontrealProtocol. Land use changes and loss of biodiversity/extinction.

Textbook and Supplementary Books::

  1. Climate Change: What the Science Tells Us By : Charles Fletcher

  2. The Science and Politics of Global Climate Change: A Guide to the Debate 230 pages by Andrew Dessler (Author)

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory