UMass Dartmouth will offer another college class on environmental change. Dr. Avijit Gangopadhyay, Professor of Oceanography at UMass Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST), will instruct the initial course starting this spring. Gangopadhyay’s examination around the spotlights on the impacts of environmental change on the Gulf Stream, and thus, how environmental change influences the climate in the United States and Europe.

As a major aspect of the course, understudies will investigate an assortment of subjects, including the impacts of corrosive rain, the nursery impact as identified with carbon impression (e.g., the measure of carbon dioxide and other carbon mixes radiated because of the utilization of fossil powers taking into account human movement), how hotter air and surface temperatures (brought on by environmental change) sway corals and modify coral reef situations, and how worldwide ocean level ascent may influence our waterfront megacities.

About Dr. Avijit Gangopadhyay

Professor Avijit Gangopadhyay got his Ph.D. from the University of Rhode Island in 1990. He then filled in as a Research Associate at Harvard University and as a researcher at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

His exploration center incorporates sea dissemination, operational demonstrating, and bowl scale atmosphere ponders. A pioneer in the strategies of highlight demonstrating of sea dissemination, Gangopadhyay joined UMass Dartmouth as an employee in 1997 and has additionally shown courses at three driving Brazilian oceanographic organizations.

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