Explore the breadth and complexity of earth’s environments. Topics include the structure of the atmosphere, the flow of energy in the earth-atmosphere system, tornadoes and hurricanes, the distribution of terrestrial climates, geographic distribution of flora and fauna, internal processes and plate tectonics, denudation processes, soils and water resources, the aeolian and glacial processes that shape arid and postglacial landscapes, and a variety of human impacts. Numerous animations reveal the dynamics of the phenomena discussed in the course.
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