課程資訊
課程名稱
古氣候學
Paleoclimatology 
開課學期
101-2 
授課對象
理學院  地質科學研究所  
授課教師
 
課號
Geo7055 
課程識別碼
224 M2590 
班次
 
學分
全/半年
半年 
必/選修
選修 
上課時間
 
上課地點
 
備註
大學部須經教授同意才可加選。
限碩士班以上
總人數上限:20人 
Ceiba 課程網頁
http://ceiba.ntu.edu.tw/1012paleoclimatology 
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課程概述

01. Introduction and Modern Challenges and Paleoclimatology
02. Methods in Paleoclimatology (1): Chronology and Orbital Theory
03. Methods in Paleoclimatology (2): Archives and Proxies
04. Earth Climate Systems: The Five Spheres
05. Cenozoic Paleoclimate Evolution
06. Orbital Timescales Climate Change
07. Glacial-Deglacial Millennial Timescales Climate Events
08. The Rise of Sea
09. The Holocene
10. Inter-annual to Decadal Timescales Climate Events
11. Case Studies (1): Paleo-Monsoon systems
12. Case Studies (2): Seeking for the Warming Analog
13. The Collapse: How Civilization Faces Climate Changes?
14. The Coming Future and the Dark Past: IPCC Report and Pre-Cenozoic Climate Events

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課程目標
This is an advance course designed for graduate studies.  
課程要求
The class will be taught in English. Students are expected to be capable of comprehending the course materials in English as well as participating discussion. nevertheless,students may choose to answer the questions with Chinese or English. Reading is essential for a successful learning,approximately tens of pages of English text will be designated for reading every week. 
預期每週課後學習時數
 
Office Hours
 
參考書目
1. Ruddiman, W. F.(2001,2008:1st,2nd ed) Earth’s Climate: Past and Future.
2. IPCC Report (2007)
3. Cronin, T. M.(2010) Paleoclimates : understanding climate change past and present.
4. Broecker W. S.(2002:3rd) The Glacial world according to wally.
5. Hillaire-Marcel C. & de Vernal A.(2007) Proxies in late cenozoic paleoceanography.
6. 賈德.戴蒙(2006) 大崩壞:人類社會的明天?
7. 相關期刊文章選輯 
指定閱讀
相關期刊文章選輯 
評量方式
(僅供參考)
 
No.
項目
百分比
說明
1. 
Mid-term 
35% 
 
2. 
Final-term 
35% 
 
3. 
Class participation 
30% 
 
 
課程進度
週次
日期
單元主題
第1週
  課程介紹, 討論時間, 分組 
第2週
  Introduction and Modern Challenges and Paleoclimatology 
第3週
  Methods in Paleoclimatology (1): Chronology and Orbital Theory (Bio-Magneto-Isotopic Stratigraphy, and Radiometric Dating) 
第4週
  Methods in Paleoclimatology (2): Archives and Proxies (Sediments, Ice Cores, Tree-Rings, Coral, Cave Deposits) 
第5週
  Earth Climate Systems: The Five Spheres (Input-Output, and Atm-Water-Ice-Bio-Litho Spheres Interactions and Rates) 
第6週
  Cenozoic Paleoclimate Evolution (From Greenhouse to Icehouse) 
第7週
  Orbital Timescales Climate Change (The Last Five Million Years) 
第8週
  Mid-term 
第9週
  Glacial-Deglacial Millennial Timescales Climate Events (Bipolar Seesaw and Tropics Responses) 
第10週
  The Rise of Sea (Deglacial Sea Level Rise History) 
第11週
  The Holocene (Early- Middle-Late-Medieval Warm-Little Ice Age-Anthropocene) 
第12週
  Inter-annual to Decadal Timescales Climate Events (ENSO-PDO-AO-NAO) 
第13週
  Case Studies (1): Paleo-Monsoon systems (East and South Asian, Australia-Indonesian, and African Monsoon Studies) 
第14週
  Case Studies (2): Seeking for the Warming Analog (MIS 5e and 11, mid-Pliocene, and Paleo-Eocene Thermal Maximum) 
第15週
  The Collapse: How Civilization Faces Climate Changes? (The Fall of Classic Maya and Revolution between China Dynasties) 
第16週
  The Coming Future and the Dark Past: IPCC Report and Pre-Cenozoic Climate Events (Group Presentation) 
第17週
  Final-term