Identify and comprehend the important concepts in physical geography
Explore how environmental systems function at global and regional scales
Identify the interrelationships between humans and their environment
About this course:
This course examines the Earth's physical environment, with particular reference to the nature and distribution of landforms and climate and their significance to human populations. Instruction covers the major features of the Earth's four environmental geospheres (atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere) and the interactions between the numerous variables that constitute the geospheres and produce the Earth's exceedingly complex physical environment. Transferrable for UC Credit.