Geological Sciences/Geography 201: Water, Climate, and Humankind
InstructorsGrading and Lab guidelines
Notes from Fall 1996
sun-earth relationships, seasons
sun's energy, the atmosphere
radiation budget, cont.
colors in the sky, ozone depletion
ozone, cont., controls on temperature
temperature, cont., Greenhouse effect
Greenhouse, cont., aerosols, atmospheric stability
wind and atmospheric circulation
wind and atmospheric circulation, cont.
oceanic and atmospheric circulation
ocean basins, water, humidity, more on Hadley, air masses
weather, air masses, causes of precipitation, atmospheric lifting mechanisms, clouds
atmospheric lifting, cont., midlatitude cyclones, hurricanes
|(23 Oct)||25 Oct|
climate on a hypothetical supercontinent, Koppen climate classification
|(30 Oct)||1 Nov|
soils, cont., biomes
climate and agriculture
|Exam 2||22 Nov|
causes of ice ages
el nino/southern oscillation, groundwater, cont.
|(4 Dec)||6 Dec|
humans and the environment
humans and the environment, cont.