Course Code GEOG 102
Course Title Global Environmental Systems: Processes and Change
Online Offers
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: Ellsworth LeDrew)
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

An introductory course in the study of the energy and mass flows that impact the climate and landscape of the Earth system. There is focus on understanding processes of change and variability as well as the impacts of humans on these systems that increasingly define the Anthropocene.

Typical terms may not reflect online offerings.

Course Work and Exam Spring 2021 course outline (note 2)
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
Special Notes Students are required to take digital photos for graded assignments for this course. Access to a smartphone, digital camera, or similar photo-taking device is required.
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