GGR384H5 Climatology of Canadian Landscapes

Course Desciption

GGR384H5
Climatology of Canadian Landscapes

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 4 field days.

Credits: Science

Lecture hours: 24

Practicum hours: 36

Exclusion: none

Prerequisite: GGR214H5 or GGR217H5

Core Skills Developed

  • Climatology
  • Energy balance
  • Field work
  • Real-world data analysis