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ERSC206 - Weather and Climate


This course will provide an introduction to meteorology and climate for scientists. We will explore the basics of Earth system, atmospheric thermodynamics, atmospheric chemistry, cloud physics, atmospheric boundary layer and radiative transfer. The background from these topics will provide the foundations to discuss climate change and climate dynamics. We will examine current research on the areas of climate change research to learn about the current state of climate change. Prerequisites: SCIN234 or PHYS134, and MATH226





Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Understanding Weather and Climate, 7th ed. - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
ISBN: 9780321987303
Publication Info: VS-Pearson
Author: Aguado
Unit Cost: $166.28
Electronic ISBN: 9781323438138
Electronic Unit Cost: $37.80