School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University
Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

GGS 312: Physical Climatology

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General Information

Credit hours: 3


Quantitative description of nature and theory of the climate system, dynamics of atmosphere-ocean-land surface, internal interactions and response to external forcing, description of the climate record and simple climate models. Offered by Geography/Geoinformation Sci. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to CLIM 312.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Course
Recommended Prerequisite: 30 hours; and GGS 121, MATH 113, PHYS 243-244, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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