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2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENV 150 - Climate Science

4 Hour(s)
General Education N1

Changing climate is at the root of many environmental, political, and social issues because climate fundamentally impacts both natural ecosystems and human society. This course is an introduction to the scientific basis of understanding climate and climate change. Through lecture and lab activities, students will learn the structure and governing principles of the climate system, the interactions of various components of the climate system, the techniques used by scientists to monitor and predict climate, and how human and natural systems influence and are influenced by climate.

Four hours of lecture/discussion and one three-hour laboratory.
(Required course fee)

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