Math 553 - Mathematical Models, Fall 2008, Tues. Thurs., 4:00-5:15, Jabara Hall Room 335.
The text is "Topics in Mathematical Modeling", Princeton (2007), by K. K Tung.
Here are some links that may be of interest:
Chapter 1: phyllotaxis
Chapter 8: IPCC web site
MSRI web site-note downloadable book on
"Mathematics of Climate Change".