2014-2015 Catalog

GEOG 1150 Introduction to Physical Geography - Weather and Climate

5.0 - 3.0 - 6.0



Course Description

This lecture and lab course introduces the ways in which the complex interplay of solar radiation, temperature, moisture, atmospheric pressure, and wind produces the short-term atmospheric conditions called weather and the long-term atmospheric conditions called climate. It gives particular attention to the ways in which weather and climate influence human life and to evidence of climate changes, past and present. College-level reading skills are recommended for success in this course.