GEOG 201 - Introduction to Physical Geography: The Earth System
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Geography (GEOG)
Department: College of Literature, Science & the Arts
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GEOSCI 144. Students who have completed GEOSCI 331 will receive only 3 credits.
Other Course Info:
F.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This introduction to physical geography emphasizes the nature and dynamics of the Earth system including the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and solid earth, and their interactions. Topics include seasons, heat balance, global warming, ozone destruction and circulation, moisture, precipitation, clouds, groundwater, ocean circulation, waves and tides, plate tectonics, landform evolution and soil development, the biosphere, climate evolution, and global change.

GEOG 201 - Introduction to Physical Geography: The Earth System
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
13977
Open
23
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
002 (LAB)
P
27741
Open
11
 
-
Th 4:00PM - 6:00PM
003 (LAB)
P
30951
Open
9
 
-
W 12:00PM - 2:00PM
004 (LAB)
P
13979
Closed
0
 
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W 4:00PM - 6:00PM
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Note:
Used and new paperback copies of 1st edition (2007) are ok. 
E-book edition is also ok ISBN: 978-0-470-45246-2 (http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470452463.html).
ISBN: 9780471438601
Discovering physical geography, Author: Alan F. Arbogast., Publisher: John Wiley & Sons 2007
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