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  • ATM 103: Extreme Weather

    Undergraduate 3 credits


    Provides a working knowledge of the causes of extreme weather around the world, how these extremes have changed over time, how technology has aided in preparedness, advancements in forecasting, human impacts of weather, and the vulnerability and adaptability of societies. Throughout the course, recent extreme events from around the world will be analyzed as case studies to explore the complex interaction of weather, technology and society. These examples will span the globe and will include, but not be limited to: hurricanes (e.g., Hurricane Sandy); air pollution (also termed 'chemical weather') in Beijing and Mexico City; extreme heat waves in western Europe; monsoonal flooding in Southeast Asia; and drought in Central and East Africa.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26583830Kevin ReedFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Closed

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