May 20, 2018  
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-12 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOG 3060 - Climate Change: Atmospheric Perspectives


(Science credit) The study of the atmospheric environment as it interacts with humans and society. Special emphasis is given to the following: the role of weather and climate in affecting the successful outcome of plans and economic decisions; the dynamics of changing climates and their role in affecting the course of history; human physiological and psychological responses to weather and climate; weather forecasting and its value to society; and the hazards to life, health, and property posed by severe weather. Students should expect to achieve a sufficient understanding of the atmospheric environment so that they may make informed decisions involving weather topics.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: This course satisfies General Education Area VII: Natural Science and Technology: Applications and Implications.



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