Oct 31, 2020  
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GEOG 10 INTRODUCTION TO WEATHER AND CLIMATE

3 Units - 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU, UC
Recommended Preparation: WR 201  
This course is an introduction to Earth’s atmosphere and processes. The course investigates local and global surface weather phenomena, the use of instruments to interpret them, and the classification and distribution of world climates. Emphasis is placed on the interrelationships between weather and climate. Topics include atmospheric structure and composition, solar radiation, energy budget, temperature, seasonal changes, atmospheric moisture, clouds and fog, precipitation, circulation systems, air masses and fronts, weather forecasting, climate and climate change. A field trip may be required. Credit may be earned ineither GEOG 10 or GEOG 10H , but not both. C-ID: GEOG 130. NR



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