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Posted on March 6th, 2024 in Classes by Sydney Bielefeld

Are you fascinated by the ever-changing patterns of weather and the broader scope of climate dynamics? Dive into the intricacies of atmospheric processes with GEOG-G303 Weather and Climate, a comprehensive online course offered by Associate Professor Daniel Johnson.

weather and climate imageCourse Overview:

GEOG-G provides a systematic study of atmospheric processes and their interrelationships, delving deeper into the physical foundations of weather and climate. Whether you’re a budding meteorologist, environmental enthusiast, or simply intrigues by the forces shaping our world’s climate, this course offers a comprehensive exploration.

What to Expect:

Radiation and Energy Balance: Gain insights into the fundamental principles governing the exchange of energy within Earth’s atmosphere and how it influences weather patterns and climate regimes.

Atmospheric Circulation: Explore the mechanisms behind global wind patterns, pressure systems, and the dynamics of air masses, crucial elements in understanding weather phenomena.

Global Weather Systems: Investigate the formation and behavior of cyclones, anticyclones, fronts, and other meteorological phenomena that shape regional and global weather patterns.

Human Effects on Climate: Examine the significant impact of human activities on Earth’s climate, including the role of greenhouse gases, deforestation, and urbanization.

Climate Change: Understand the science behind climate change, exploring both natural variability and anthropogenic influences, and the potential implications for ecosystems and societies worldwide.

Course Format:

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Daniel Johnson

  • 100% Online: Enjoy the flexibility of learning at your own pace, with no on-campus or synchronous class meetings required. Engage with course materials, assignments, and discussions from anywhere with an internet connection.
  • Interactive Learning: Access multimedia resources, simulations, and real-world case studies to deepen your understanding of weather and climate dynamics.
  • Expert Instruction: Benefit from the expertise of Associate Professor Daniel Johnson, who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to guide you through the complexities of atmospheric science.

Enroll Today!

Don’t miss this opportunity to unravel the mysteries of weather and climate with GEOG-G303. Enroll now to set sail on a journey of discovery and deepen your understanding of the forces shaping our planet’s environment. Join Associate Professor Daniel Johnson and fellow learners in this engaging exploration of atmospheric science.