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, ecosystems 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).
Course Code: GEOG 102 | Credit Hours: 3 | Undergraduate Course

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