Introduction to Physical Geography: Weather, Climate and Ecosystems
— GEOG 102 (3)
Introduction to atmospheric and soils sciences; physical elements of climate (including seasonal cycles, climate change, and global warming); causes, changes, and patterns of weather (including hurricanes, tornadoes, and other extreme weather conditions); spatial and dynamic interrelations of climate, soils, and vegetation (including soil protection, cosystems, and biodiversity). Basic foundation for further courses in physical geography. Relates to considerations of the natural environment (such as agriculture, ecology, or engineering), or fields that deal with human/environment interaction (such as the social sciences, history, anthropology, or architecture).
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