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Undergraduate Course Details
Number GPH 100P
Title Weather and Climate
Credits 4.0
Distribution DII/Q
Summer 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1158 5/23/16 - 7/2/16 TBA TBA Online William L Hamilton
21 1162 7/11/16 - 8/20/16 TBA TBA Online William L Hamilton
02 1716 5/24/16 - 7/2/16 TR 5:00pm - 9:20pm MH-323 John T Hayes
22 1721 7/12/16 - 8/20/16 TR 5:00pm - 9:20pm MH-323 John T Hayes

Description

This course analyzes the elements and controls of weather on the earth's surface including the extent and composition of the atmosphere, atmospheric heating and cooling, pressure and winds, moisture and precipitation. An introduction to weather forecasting techniques and a descriptive analysis of world climate regions.An introduction to global climate change, past, present, and analysis of possible future climate change. Introduction to maps and basic topics in physical geography. Three lecture hours and one two-hour laboratory per week. Satisfies the Scientific Reasoning (with laboratory) for the General Education Core. Not open to students who have received credit for GGR100P, GGR101P, or GPH 101P.