Friday, April 11, 2014

Need an N&M for Fall? Consider GEOL-G 122 Introduction to Atmospheric Science: Weather and Climate

Dear Colleagues,


We are once again offering GEOL-G 122, Introduction to Atmospheric Science: Weather and Climate, in Fall Term 2014.  This course has been very well received, with Dr. Kirkpatrick receiving high marks from his students.  We appreciate your sharing this with students who are interested in Atmospheric Science, Geological Sciences, or are simply seeking a great (and relevant) course to fulfill COLL (CASE) N&M Breadth of Inquiry.  Please note that this course is duplicate credit for GEOG-G 109, Weather and Climate.


GEOL-G 122 Introduction to Atmospheric Science: Weather and Climate

Monday and Wednesday, 11:15 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.

Select one time for Wednesday afternoon lab:

12:20 - 2:15 p.m.

2:30 - 4:25 p.m.

4:40 - 6:35 p.m.


Course Description:

GEOL-G 122 is an introduction to weather, climate, and the atmosphere.  Topics include clouds and storms, climate change, weather forecasting, and severe weather including tornadoes and hurricanes.  Students will conduct lab experiments to learn about fundamental atmospheric properties, and will take measurements of current weather conditions using the same instruments and methods of professionals in the field.


Credit given for only one of GEOL-G 122 or GEOG-G 109.


For a previous syllabus, visit:


For more information, contact Dr. Cody Kirkpatrick ( or visit:





Carlin C. Schrag

Academic Advisor

College of Arts and Sciences

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