Severe and Hazardous Weather   [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog

GEOG 306 - Severe and Hazardous Weather

Examination of fundamentals of atmospheric phenomena with an emphasis on understanding concepts and processes behind severe manifestations of weather and climate. Physical aspects of extratropical cyclones, winter weather phenomena, thunderstorm phenomena, tropical weather systems, and large-scale, longer-term weather events are analyzed. Case studies are employed to investigate human, economic, and environmental consequences of extreme weather and climate events.

Credits: 3

Print-Friendly Page.Print-Friendly Page
Add to Portfolio.
Close Window