Environmental, Earth and Ocean Science
Please note: Courses marked with "[PR]" in the "Cat. No./Title" column have prerequisites or permission requirements that must be met before enrolling; for details, see course description by clicking on the course title.
|EEOS115 Environmental Geology||D Nellis||Jan 7 - Jan 25||S-3-035|
Science Bldg, 3rd Floor, Room 035
|MTuWThF||12:00 - 2:30pm||3||1058||$1020|
Description for EEOS115:
This course examines geological phenomena that adversely affect the human environment. Among the naturally occurring phenomena are earthquakes, weather, climate, volcanoes, tsunamis, landslides, and subsidence and erosion. Topics also include those geological impacts which are the result of human activities, such as subsidence, flooding, soil degradation, and hazardous material contamination.
|EEOS225 Weather and Climate||M Mensoian||Jan 7 - Jan 25||W-2-158|
Wheatley Bldg, 2nd Floor, Room 158
|MTuWThF||8:30 - 11:00am||3||1052||$1020|
Description for EEOS225:
This course investigates atmospheric processes forming the basis for weather patterns and climatic development on a global scale. Major topics include earth-sun relationships, heating and cooling of the atmosphere, atmospheric circulation, pressure patterns, air mass formation and frontal systems, episodic storms, vertical zonation of climate, and the Koppen System for evaluating and classifying climatic phenomena.
Prerequisite: 30 credits.