Nov 22, 2018  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PGEOG 13000 (STEM) - Weather and Climate


Hunter Core
Life and Physical Sciences (LPS); Scientific World (SW)
GER
2/E

Offers a basic understanding of how weather systems form, why certain regions have particular types of weather patterns, and what is known about climatic fluctuations across the globe. This includes an understanding of the basic physical principals that determine: how hot or cold a particular location is; how seasonal cycles vary in different parts of the world; and the types and amounts of precipitation. Students learn to analyze several types of weather maps and acquire a basic understanding of central issues related to global climate change, one of the most significant environmental issues of our time.
Material Fee: $ 5
5 hrs (3 lec, 2 lab)
4 cr.
Offered in the Fall and Spring