Geography 171-1: Special Topics in Physical Geography: Weather, Climate and the Human Effect

Geography 171-1
CCN: 29513
(3 units)
Christopher Theiss
Location: 404 McCone
Times: TuWTh 9-11:30

Description: Topics to be covered include the composition of the atmosphere, energy budget, greenhouse effect, temperature distribution, precipitation processes, and atmospheric circulation. We will discuss recent climate change observations, model projections, and extremes, including droughts, floods, heatwaves, tornadoes, and hurricanes, as well as climate change mitigation technologies.