Weather and Climate

GEOL282 (Liberal Arts) $ Weather and Climate 4 hrs. 3 crs. An introduction to the earths atmosphere, its structure, composition and evolution. Climatology, including the Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming. Atmospheric phenomena, weather, acid rain and the degradation of the ozone layer. Laboratory work includes; collection of data from an on-site weather station and on the internet, computer models of atmospheric processes. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory. [Required Core: Life and Physical Sciences]