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2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ERS 323 - Extreme Weather

Extreme weather is analyzed in terms of its physical basis as well as historical, economic and human consequences.  Emphasis is placed on the interplay between technological advances, the evolution of meteorology as a science, and the impacts of extreme weather (winter storms, severe thunderstorms, tornados, tropical storms, El Nino, floods, droughts, heatwaves, cold waves).  Recommended: ERS 121 or ERS 240

General Education Requirements: Quantitative Literacy and Population and Environment

Course Typically Offered: Spring, Even Years

Credits: 3