Examine the Arctic, emphasizing terrestrial environments and the impacts on and by humans.
Year / Level: 4
Theme(s): Climate Science; Climate Justice and Social Science
This course is restricted to students in year: >=3
Physical and biological characteristics of the circumpolar Arctic, emphasizing terrestrial environments and the impacts on and by humans, including: glacial history; climatology; biogeography/ecology of arctic tundra; human-environment interactions, settlement and exploration; and current environmental, social and economic problems.
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"I am working to understand the consequences of environmental change, driven by the changing climate, on Arctic tundra ecosystems through long-term observations and field experiments."