Introduction to the study of Earth's atmosphere as a system, with an emphasis on the
physical processes that change our atmosphere in the short term and throughout Earth's
history. Topics include: atmospheric structure and composition, energy balances, seasonal
changes, atmospheric moisture, storm systems, climate and climate change. Also listed
as GEOL 106.
Letter Grade Only
- Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
- Lab hours/semester: 48-54
- Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B1
(CSU GE Area B1, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5A, 5C)
C-ID: GEOG 130