Climate Dynamics

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2021
Subject Name: 
Geography
Course Number: 
354
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
By the completion of this course students will understand the origin, composition, and structure of the atmosphere and oceans. The course is divided into a series of concept modules and associated learning objectives that are observable and measurable. By completion students will have improved their ability to analyze statistical data and gained skills in the interpretation and creation of multivariate graphs. They will be proficient in communicating new research findings on climate variability and change to diverse audiences. This course examines fundamentals of the earth's energy balance, the general circulation of the atmosphere and oceans, and the hydrological cycle. It explores the physical basis behind climate change and its effects on society.
Comments: 
GEOLOGY 103 or GEOGRAPH 110
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Link to Campus Courses
Schedule #: 
15058

Course Sections

Climate Dynamics
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Francois Lapointe flapointe@umass.edu TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM Morrill III Room 317