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Geography: Weather, Climate & Landscapes

GEOG 040 Z1 (CRN: 60242)

3 Credit Hours—Seats Available!

About GEOG 040 Z1

Introduction to the fundamentals of weather, climate, landform evolution, and plant distribution using a systems approach. Focus on variation in processes over space and time.

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Notes

Dates: July 17-August 11, 2017

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Section Description

For a copy of the syllabus and answers to questions, please contact the instructor, Ian Worley, at iworley@uvm.edu

Section Expectation

During the course in the classroom and out-of-doors you will learn about: ----- describing the role of radiation, pressure and atmospheric moisture on the development of weather phenomena, including cloud formation, fronts, tornadoes, and cyclones; ----- interpreting data to explain spatial and temporal patterns associated with key biophysical processes, such as hydrology and biologic productivity; ----- interpreting maps to explain the spatial distribution of world climate zones, landforms, and biomes; ----- how to apply your new-found knowledge --- opening your eyes as you travel about the world – be it in the nooks and crannies of Vermont or across the continents and seas.

Evaluation

Attentiveness, engagement, and participation – assessed periodically. 10% Earth phenomenon assignment. 20% Island assignment. 35% Quizzes (combined grades). Your lowest quiz score will be dropped. 20% Midterm take-home exam. 15%

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Location

Lafayette Hall L210 (View Campus Map)

Times

to on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

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