Atmos Sci (ATM S) Classes for Spring 2011

ATM S 101: Weather (5) NW
SLN 10618; MTWTh 10:30-11:20 – Th or F Quiz times & locs vary; KNE 220
General overview of weather, climate, and atmospheric phenomena (clouds, hurricanes, global weather patterns, etc.)
Prerequisites: None. Open to all undergraduates

ATM S 111: Global Warming (5) NW
SLN 10628; TTh 11:30-1:20 – Th or F Quiz times & locs vary; KNE 220
Scientists predict severe environmental consequences from global warming unless the energy basis of the world’s economy is rapidly and dramatically transformed.  This course will examine the scientific basis of those predictions and the role of science in developing policy responses.
Prerequisites: None. Open to all undergraduates

ATM S 211: Climate and Climate Change (5) NW
SLN 10637; MTWTh 10:30-11:20 – F Quiz times & locs vary; JHN 075
Intro to the science of climate change and its causes. Suitable for non-science majors. Students with interests in environmental science and/or policy, the life sciences and engineering are encouraged to enroll.
Prerequisites: None. Open to all undergraduates.

ATM S 321: Science of Climate (3) NW
SLN 10640; MWF 11:30-12:20; JHN 022
A closer look at what determines Earth’s past, present, and Future climates.
Prerequisites: 2.0 in MATH 124, 125, 126 and PHYS 121, 122, 123.

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