GGR384H5 Climatology of Canadian Landscapes

Course Desciption

Course Description

This course will focus on the natural surface climates of Canada. Topics covered will include Alpine and forest environments; ocean and wetland regions; and both artic and subarctic climates. Surface energy processes will be examined, and how the behavior of energy exchange varies by climate region. This course fulfills four field days.

Credits: Science

Lecture hours: 24

Practicum hours: 36

Prerequisite: 9.0 credits including GGR214H5 or GGR217H5

Core Skills Developed

  • climatology
  • energy balance
  • field work
  • real-world data analysis