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

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