|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.
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