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GEOG 120: Introduction to Global Environmental Systems

Description
An introduction to the principles, processes and interactions in the earth's physical environment with a particular emphasis on the flow of energy and matter within global environmental systems. Topics include global radiation and energy balances, atmospheric and oceanic processes, the hydrological cycle, earth surface processes and biogeochemical cycling. Case studies are introduced to illustrate the interaction between human activity and the natural environment.
Credit units
.3
Term description
1/2(3L-2P)
College
Arts and Science
Department
Geography and Planning
Note:
A background in high school sciences at the 30-level is recommended. GEOG 120 is acceptable under requirement one of program type C.