Environmental climatology is an examination of the boundary layer climate and its impact upon the microclimates of ecosystems throughout the world. Discussion includes both natural systems and modified features and examines the impacts of microclimatic changes initiated by human activities. Laboratories include methodology in measurement of microclimates and field trips to quantify microclimatic differences between ecosystems or associated with human modification of landscapes. (3,3,0)
BIOL 101/102 and/or GEOG 150/160 or equivalent first year sciences.