Mar 08, 2021  
2014-15 Catalog 
    
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ES 482 - Climatology


4 credits
Investigates the physical mechanisms that control the spatial aspects of global and regional climates. Develops a qualitative and quantitative knowledge of the Earth’s atmosphere system through an understanding of spatial variations in heat, moisture, and the motion of the atmosphere. Applies these concepts to a wide range of issues in climate, human activities, and the environment. Discusses human consequences, including natural vegetation assemblages, agriculture and fisheries, health and comfort, building and landscape design, industrial influences, and issues of climate change. Approved for University Studies (Integration - Strand H). Prerequisite(s): ES 101  or ES 309  ; completion of the University Studies (Quantitative Reasoning) requirement; and upper division or graduate standing



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