1.SeaChangeIntro - Sea Change: The rise and fall of sea...

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Hurricane Isabelle, Avalon, 9/18/2003 http://www.geocities.com/jfm292/LBI92Storm/lbi92storm1.htm Sea Change: The rise and fall of sea level and the Jersey shore December Nor’easter, LBI, 12/1993 View of NY harbor, ice-free world (65m rise) School of Arts and Sciences Signature class
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Faithful Sons and Daughters of Rutgers DC79 SAS12 RU18 RU18 RC’78 RC’07 Ken Miller, Jr.
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Global Warming “Controversy”: Should I Sell? J. Hansen: 9/13/2006 Greenland melting puts NYC underwater NJ PIRG 1/18/2007 “With global warming and sea-level rise, the NJ shore will easily disappear within 100 years" Waretown, NJ
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The Global Warming “Controversy” Busch science advisor: “teach the controversy; the evolution controversy, the global warming controversy, tobacco, arsenic…” Student” “I’ll never trust science again…too controversial”
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Clicker question Which of the following is closest to your opinion: A) humans are causing global warming by releasing CO 2 or B) global warming is due to a natural cycle
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Clicker question Which of the following is closest to your opinion: A) global warming is a serious problem facing humankind or B) Global warming is the greatest hoax perpetrated on the American people
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Course outline
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Outline http://www.grist.org/article/series/skeptics/ Sign up for www.realclimate.org Optional field trip to beach in May reading period e.g. , A State of Fear by Crichton
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Attendance: required and important Recitation: every other week taught by Jesse Thornberg and Linda Martin (no Thursday lectures on recitation week); everyone does a presentation Midterm/final: multiple choice (40%) from clicker questions, short answer, essay Legal (Milton’s Paradise Lost ) We communicate via sakai; check your eden twice a week or more (everything in yellow in my ppt is important)
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CO 2 and the Greenhouse effect
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CO 2 and Global Warming What is CO 2 Where does it come from? • How much CO
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