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GEOG 306 Weather and Climate

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: MATH 30, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.

Transferable: CSU; UC

CID: C-ID GEOG 130

This course is an introduction to atmospheric processes including energy and moisture exchanges, atmospheric pressure, winds, and global circulation. Severe weather conditions such as hurricanes and tornadoes are also studied. World, regional, and local climates are investigated. Student work will include weather observations and analysis of atmospheric data using charts, weather maps and radar and satellite imagery from the Internet and other sources.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO#1: INTERPRET, ANALYZE, AND DISPLAY ATMOSPHERIC DATA.
1. Demonstrate the ability to graph and/or map atmospheric data and explain its significance.