By expanding on the concepts outlined in Geography 114, this course will provide an intermediate understanding of the processes at work in the atmosphere. Broad topics to be covered are atmospheric energy, moisture, and motion. An important objective is to provide students with an introduction to the science of weather forecasting. As such Geography 214 is useful for students interested in transferring to an Atmospheric Science program. This course involves both lectures and labs.
GEOG 114 or PHYS 114, OR PHYS 111 as a pre or co-requisite
GEOG 214 is an approved Quantitative/Analytical course for baccalaureate degrees.
GEOG 214 is an approved Science course. GEOG 214 is an approved Lab Science course.
Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).