Department of Earth Sciences

 

GEOG 1010 

Weather and Climate

 

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WEATHER and CLIMATE is an introduction to the processes that govern everyday weather as well as the patterns produced by long-term climate.  Topics covered in the course include the following:

  • Earth-Sun relationships (Solstices and Equinoxes)

  • Temperature patterns

  • Atmospheric pressure and winds

  • Precipitation processes

  • Thunderstorms

  • Tornadoes

  • Hurricanes

  • Global climate change

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Temperature inversion, Smoky Mountains, view is looking south from Clingmans Dome


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