Earth System Science

The Ocean – Atmosphere – Land system:
General Circulation in the Atmosphere, Climate Zones, Known Atmospheric Oscillations, Oceanic Currents, Thermohaline Circulation, Land Data Systems, Land-Atmosphere Interactions, Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions
Weather and climate:
Past-Current-Future Climate, Climate Variability, Climate Change, Anthropogenic and Natural Climate Cycles, Natural Hazards, Greenhouse and Trace Gases, Aerosols and Clouds, Global Warming and Dimming, Weather Systems, Extreme Weather Events, Weather Forecast, Meteorological Parameters
Earth’s natural cycles:
Carbon Cycle, Water/Hydrological Cycle, Water Balance, Soil Moisture, Evapotranspiration
Earth’s energy budget:
Surface/atmospheric energy budget and heat fluxes.