(3 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
This course involves the study of physical principles of meteorology and climatology. Air masses and fronts, mid-latitude depressions, small and large-scale storms, atmospheric-oceanic coupled circulations, and human-induced climate change are among the topics presented. The characteristics and distributions of climates are explored. Laboratory work emphasizes North American examples.
Prerequisite: Geography 1101 or consent of the department.