Earth Science 102

Earth Science 102 EAS 102
Introduction to Environmental Earth Science 3 (3-0-3-0)

Heating of the earth's surface and energy balances; nature of the atmosphere, winds, and global heat transfer mechanisms; moisture, instability, and storm systems. Basic weather forecasting. Hydrologic cycle and water balance. World climate and climatic change. Ecosystem dynamics and terrestrial biomes. Soil characteristics and classification.

Credit Restriction: Credit may be obtained for only one of Earth Science 102 or GEOG131

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