Jul 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog - SCCC & Day Students

PHYS 244 - Extreme Weather and Climate


Credit Hours: 3

The study of extreme and hazardous weather and the unusual climate phenomena that alter weather patterns. Students will investigate the composition, characteristics, and processes in the atmosphere, which can lead to severe weather events, such as heat waves, cold spells, floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, and lightning. Climate variability and change, which alter the frequency and severity of these weather hazards will also be explored.