GLG 104: Weather
This course is an introductory study of the atmosphere which includes both weather and climate. This course introduces the student to basic concepts involved in the analysis of weather phenomena and atmospheric processes on a global and local scale. Fundamental weather principles will be examined, such as: solar radiation, temperature, moisture, pressure, winds, and weather systems. Current weather data is delivered via the internet, which is coordinated with learning activities. Broad aspects of climates, local microclimatology and climate change will also be integrated.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 3
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