Meteorology and Climatology

certificate

The Meteorology and Climatology certificate provides a working knowledge of atmospheric processes across spatial and temporal scales. This certificate is applicable to many disciplines in the physical sciences and enables students to supplement their majors with an understanding and awareness of the societal impacts of natural hazards and climate change.

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About this Program

Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors.

Department Information

The Geography Department offers a range of topics in contemporary geography and geospatial science, rich and lively cultural and learning environments, B.A. and B.S. undergraduate degrees, M.A., M.S., and PhD degrees, as well as the largest Medical Geography program in the United States.
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P.O. Box 117315
330 Newell Drive
3141 TURLINGTON HALL
GAINESVILLE FL 32611-7315
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 Curriculum

The program is open to all undergraduate students.

Students take one introductory course, one or two intermediate courses, and one or two advanced courses for a minimum of 12 credits.

Required Courses

Introductory Course
GEO 2242Extreme Weather3
or MET 1010 Introduction to Weather and Climate
Intermediate Courses
Select one:3
Climatology
Weather and Forecasting
Advanced Courses
Select one:3
Hurricanes
Atmospheric Teleconnections
Spatial Analysis of Atmospheric Data using GIS
Elective
Select one:3
Natural Hazards Geography
Climatology
Principles of Geographic Hydrology
Managing for a Changing Climate
Extreme Floods
GIS Analysis of Hazard Vulnerability
Oceans and Global Climate Change
Weather and Forecasting
Hurricanes
Atmospheric Teleconnections
Spatial Analysis of Atmospheric Data using GIS
Total Credits12