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Undergraduate Course Details
Number GPH 100P
Title Weather and Climate
Credits 4.0
Distribution DII/Q


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. Introduction to maps and basic topics in physical geography. Three lecture hours and one two-hour laboratory per week. Satisfies laboratory science sequence requirement with GLS100. Required of B.S. Geological Sciences, Earth Science Concentration. Not open to students who have received credit for GGR100P, GGR101P, or GPH101P.