Describes the basic components of the climate system: the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere and lithosphere. Investigates the basic physical processes that determine climate and link the components of the climate system. Covers the hydrological cycle and its role in climate, climate stability and global change. Recommended prerequisites: one semester of calculus and ATOC 1060 or ATOC 3300 or GEOG 3301 or GEOG 1001. Same as ATOC 3600 and ENVS 3600.
Blanken, Peter David
- Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2022 / Spring 2023
Brown, Derek Philip
- Summer 2018 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 / Summer 2020 / Fall 2020 / Summer 2021 / Summer 2022