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Geography Knows No Boundaries

Credits: 3

This course will explore the climate system and climate variability and change from a geographic perspective. The Earth's energy budget, hydrologic cycle, and atmospheric circulation will be examined at a variety of spatial and temporal scales. Along with past climate variability and change, present climate events and aspects of climate change will also be covered, including human impacts resulting from deforestation, atmospheric pollution, urbanization, and various other factors. Our planet’s climate future will also be examined.

Sample Syllabus

Upcoming Events

Mar 21 | 9:30AM | Faculty/Staff Meeting
Mar 22 | 8:30AM | Race, Place, and Justice
Mar 23 | 8:00AM | Race, Place and Justice
Mar 30 | 3:00PM | Greg Pope, Montclair State
Apr 6 | 3:00PM | Laura Stevens
Apr 18 | 9:30AM | Faculty/Staff Meeting

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Balm, Roger. Lucy Stone Hall Painting Department of Geography-Rutgers University
Lucy Stone Hall, 54
Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8045
Voice:  848.445.4103 or 848.445.4107
Fax:  732.445.0006