Sep 27, 2020  
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GEOG 10H INTRODUCTION TO WEATHER AND CLIMATE HONORS

3 Units - 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU, UC
Recommended Preparation: WR 201  
This honors 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. This honors course will be enriched with limited class size, advanced academic readings, analysis of meteorological data, and a capstone research project. A field trip may be required. Credit may be earned in either GEOG 10  or GEOG 10H, but not both. C-ID: GEOG 130. NR



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