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B CLIM 300 Fundamentals of Weather and Climate (5) NW Jaffe, Salathe
Comprehensive introduction to the science of the atmosphere and climate systems including: composition and structure of the atmosphere; atmospheric physics; thermodynamic processes; solar and terrestrial radiation; atmospheric dynamics and large-scale circulation; and climate processes and dynamics. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in each of B CUSP 124; B CUSP 125; B PHYS 121; and B PHYS 122. Offered: A.
B CLIM 320 Impacts of Climate Change (5) I&S/NW Salathe
Surveys climate change implications for natural and human systems, both globally and locally. Topics include natural science, human health, and policy issues; climate system processes, air/water quality, ecosystem services, human health, extreme weather, flooding, snow pack, stream flow, vulnerability assessment, adaptation, and mitigation strategies. Prerequisite: B BIO 180, or BIS 280/BIS 281. Offered: Sp.