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Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

EVSC 4340 - Human Biometeorology: Weather, Climate and Human Health

We will explore how weather and climate impact human health from the individual to the societal level. Topics will include how the human body responds to heat and cold, weather and physiological stress and strain, impacts of poor air quality on human morbidity and mortality, and the role of weather and climate in disease transmission.We will likewise examine extreme weather events at the macro-level & the role of human adaptation to climate. Prerequisites include an introductory course in atmospheric science (EVSC 1300, EVSC 3300, or the equivalent).

Credits: 3