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Master Course Outline
Introduction to Climate and Climate Change

Course Number: GEOG 211
Credits: 5
Hours per Quarter: 50

Lecture Hours:50


Description
An introductory course in climatology, the study of Earth's present, past, and future climate. Examine natural and anthropogenic (human-caused) climate change on various timescales (from tens of years to hundreds of millions of years). Included are the effects of atmospheric greenhouse gases, tectonic climate forcing, orbital cycle variations, deep ocean circulation, and biological feedbacks. This course does not include a lab. Prerequisites: MATH 74C; appropriate placement score or grade of C or higher in ENGL 087; or permission of the Science Division Chair or designee. Recommended: READ 088. [NS]

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
Performance on exams, completion of labs and homework, and class participation will determine students' final grades.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
GEOG 211
Spring 2013
1652
Steve May
GEOG 211
Fall 2012
1862
Steve May
GEOG 211
Fall 2011
1862
Steve May
GEOG 211
Fall 2010
1857
Steve May
GEOG 211
Spring 2010
1862
Steve May
GEOG 211
Fall 2009
1856
Steve May


Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)