Geography | Weather & Climate
G109 | 2460 | Grimmond


This course introduces students to the study of diverse aspects of
weather and climate and to the interrelated fields of meteorology and
climatology.  The emphasis is on the processes giving rise to weather
patterns and geographical variations in climate.  Topics include
energy exchanges, atmospheric motion, sever weather phenomena such as
tornadoes and hurricanes, and long-term climatic change.

This course is presented in a lecture/laboratory format.  Grading is
based on lecture and lab tests, laboratory exercises and a weather
report.  G109 fulfills the NMNS distribution requirement.