Week 3:

 

Reading:

 Chapter 2 :  Daisy World : An introduction to Systems. ** ReadingGuide

 

Powerpoint: **SystemsA Linear growth and equilibrium

                      **  SystemsB  time delays  Watertank

                       **Causal Loops     handout

                        **SystemsC   feedbacks

                       **Daisy World     Model       Video           Daisy Ball  http://www.gingerbooth.com/flash/daisyball/

 

Other ideas related to Feedbacks

 

** Sample Questions  InClass

 

 

Extra Credit idea1. Write a short summary describing the faint young sun paradox and possible hypotheses related to how Earth has maintained its temperature in the past.  Our text and a web search would be good resources.

 

 

Extra Credit idea 2.  Read the Book "The Great Ocean Conveyor: Discovering the Trigger for Abrupt Climate Change"
by Wally Broecker, and write a 2-4 page book review.  http://press.princeton.edu/titles/9162.html

 

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