Climate Change and Our Oceans
How are oceans affected by our rapidly changing climate? What can they tell us about the processes controlling climate change? And what role do they play in driving climate? Professor Gideon Henderson, Professor of Earth Sciences, and Professor David Marshall, Professor of Physical Oceanography, will explore the role of oceans in climate change.
Professor Gideon Henderson is a British geochemist. His work focuses on low temperature geochemistry, and on improving the understanding of the mechanisms driving climate change. Henderson is currently Head of Department at the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford.
David Marshall is Professor of Physical Oceanography at the University of Oxford and head of the sub-department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics.
|Climate Change and Our Oceans|
|The Truth about Climate Change
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|Earth: The Climate Wars
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|The Role of Oceans in Climate
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|Contemporary Climate Change as Seen Through Measurements
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|On Thin Ice: Climate Change and the Cryosphere
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|Blue Planet: Introduction to Oceanography
A class that provides a general introduction to geological, physical, chemical, and biological processes and history of Earth's global oceanic system.