Oct 20, 2018  
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GE 211 - Climatology


Credits: 4
Introduction to the basic components of Earth's climate system: the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere. The course investigates the basic physical processes that determine climate and the links among the components of the climate system, including the hydrologic and carbon cycles and their roles in climate, climate stability, and global change. Topics also include climate patterns and forecasting climate, as well as their applications and human impacts.
Note(s): Three hours of lecture, two hours of lab per week. (Fulfills natural sciences requirement.)



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