Geography 171-1: Special Topics in Physical Geography: Climates of the World

Geography 171-1
CCN: 36410
(3 units)
Norman Miller
Location: 145 McCone
Times: TuTh 2-3:30

We will begin with an overview of very basic atmospheric dynamics and physics at the large scale, followed by region-specific climate systems. We will look at regional responses to climate change and the inter-relationships between the role of climate variations and impacts. Class will begin with a weekly weather in review that focuses on a specific geographic region. There will be one mid-term exam and a final project that may incorporate basic climate principals and regional climate change impacts.