Weather and Climate

GEOL 0850 S01 [CRN: 26402]

Weather phenomena occur on short time scales, and form the basis for understanding climate, the study of changes over longer time scales. This course aims to provide an understanding of the processes that drive weather patterns, the general circulation of the atmosphere, and climate on Earth. Topics include the structure and composition of the atmosphere, sources of energy that drive atmospheric processes, weather forecasting, the hydrological cycle, forces that create severe weather, the influence of humans on the atmosphere, and factors that influence climate, climate variability and climate change. Recommend courses or equivalent: MATH 0090, MATH 0010, PHYS 0050. WRIT
Section specific notes:
This course has replaced GEOL 1350.
Term
Spring 2018
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
29
Course Attributes
Writing - Designated Courses
Primary Instructor
Meetings
10:30 - 11:50 Tue, Thu - from Jan 24, 2018 to May 18, 2018
Exam Group Code
09