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Geography and Atmospheric Science Classes

The Spring 2019 semester class schedules for Geography and Atmospheric Science are listed below. For more specific filtering, visit the official University of Kansas Schedule of Classes

SPRING 2019 

SPRING 2019 GEOGRAPHY  

Note: Geography course listings below include both undergraduate and graduate classes.

GEOG 100 World Regional Geography
An introductory survey of the environmental setting, historically formative periods, and present-day issues that distinguish the major culture areas of the world. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Diener, Alexander
TuTh 02:30-03:20 PM BUD 130 - LAWRENCE
3 46187
DIS
M 10:00-10:50 AM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
3 56732
DIS
M 12:00-12:50 PM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
3 56734
DIS
F 11:00-11:50 AM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
3 53681
DIS
M 11:00-11:50 AM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
3 56733
DIS
F 11:00-11:50 AM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
3 53682
DIS
F 09:00-09:50 AM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
3 58469
DIS
F 12:00-12:50 PM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
3 53683
DIS
F 10:00-10:50 AM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
3 58470
DIS
F 12:00-12:50 PM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
3 53684
DIS
F 02:00-02:50 PM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
3 58471
DIS
F 03:00-03:50 PM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
3 53685
DIS
F 02:00-02:50 PM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
3 58472

GEOG 102 People, Place, and Society
An examination of the relationships between humans and their environments. The course introduces students to basic concepts in human geography relating to economic activities, landscapes, languages, migrations, nations, regions, and religions. Serves as the basis for further course work in cultural, economic, political, population, and urban geography. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC O'Lear, Shannon
TuTh 01:00-01:50 PM LIN 412 - LAWRENCE
3 46824
DIS
F 09:00-09:50 AM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
3 49198
DIS
F 09:00-09:50 AM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
3 49199
DIS
F 10:00-10:50 AM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
3 53748
DIS
F 10:00-10:50 AM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
3 49201
DIS
F 01:00-01:50 PM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
3 53749
DIS
F 01:00-01:50 PM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
3 49202
DIS
F 01:00-01:50 PM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
3 49203
DIS
F 11:00-11:50 AM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
3 55874
DIS
F 12:00-12:50 PM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
3 55875
LEC
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 47572

GEOG 104 Introduction to Physical Geography
The components of the physical environment are discussed in order to familiarize the student with their distributions and dynamic nature. Major topics include the atmosphere, landforms, soils, and vegetation together with their interrelationships and their relevance to human activity. This course and GEOG 105 together satisfy the laboratory science requirement. Both courses are required for geography majors. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
MWF 11:00-11:50 AM RIT 164 - LAWRENCE
3 41447
LEC
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM LIN 412 - LAWRENCE
3 48413
LEC Vanderveen, Cornelis
TuTh 02:30-03:45 PM RIT 164 - LAWRENCE
3 41446
LEC Koop, Aaron
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 47573

GEOG 105 Introductory Laboratory in Physical Geography
A laboratory course designed to complement GEOG 104 in satisfying the laboratory science requirement. It is required for geography majors. Laboratory exercises include a wide variety of analyses using data on the atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and lithosphere. Prerequisite: GEOG 104, which may be taken concurrently. LAB.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB
MW 08:00-09:50 AM LIN 418 - LAWRENCE
2 41448
LAB
MW 08:00-09:50 AM LIN 403 - LAWRENCE
2 52146
LAB
TuTh 08:00-09:50 AM LIN 418 - LAWRENCE
2 41449
LAB
TuTh 08:00-09:50 AM LIN 403 - LAWRENCE
2 52147
LAB
MW 10:00-11:50 AM LIN 403 - LAWRENCE
2 41450
LAB
MW 10:00-11:50 AM LIN 418 - LAWRENCE
2 41451
LAB
TuTh 10:00-11:50 AM LIN 403 - LAWRENCE
2 41452
LAB
TuTh 10:00-11:50 AM LIN 418 - LAWRENCE
2 41453
LAB
MW 12:00-01:50 PM LIN 403 - LAWRENCE
2 41454
LAB
MW 12:00-01:50 PM LIN 418 - LAWRENCE
2 41455
LAB
TuTh 12:00-01:50 PM LIN 403 - LAWRENCE
2 41459
LAB
TuTh 12:00-01:50 PM LIN 418 - LAWRENCE
2 41460
LAB
MW 02:00-03:50 PM LIN 403 - LAWRENCE
2 41456
LAB
MW 02:00-03:50 PM LIN 418 - LAWRENCE
2 41457
LAB
TuTh 02:00-03:50 PM LIN 418 - LAWRENCE
2 41458
LAB
TuTh 02:00-03:50 PM LIN 403 - LAWRENCE
2 45251

GEOG 111 Mapping Our Changing World
This course is an introduction to geospatial technologies. It focuses on the conceptual and technical aspects of mapping technologies that transform information about locations, people, objects, environments, events, and phenomena to digital representations of the world and as end-products of geospatial analysis. Topics covered include surveying, aerial photography and photogrammetry, satellite remote sensing, global positioning systems (GPS), geographic information systems (GIS), and thematic mapping. Students will learn how to acquire and develop geospatial data as the sources for mapping, the skills of analyzing and interpreting spatial information, and how geovisualization can be used in addressing real-world problems. (Same as GIST 111.) LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Shi, Di
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM LIN 401 - LAWRENCE
4 41461
LBN Wang, Linling
W 09:00-10:50 AM LIN 310 - LAWRENCE
4 41462
LBN Wang, Linling
M 09:00-10:50 AM LIN 310 - LAWRENCE
4 41463

GEOG 142 Global Environment II: The Ecology of Human Civilization
This interdisciplinary course and its laboratory sections survey the history of humanity's relationship with the natural world over the long term from perspectives that combine the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences. Key topics include the evolution of Homo sapiens and cultural systems; the development of hunter, gatherer, fisher, agricultural, and pastoral lifeways; the ecology of colonialism and industrial civilization, and the emergence of ideological and ethical perspectives on the relationship between nature and culture. Laboratory sections apply the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences to the humanity's engagement with the global environment using historical and present-day examples. (Same as EVRN 142 and HIST 142.) LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brox, Ali
Loecke, Terrance
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM RIT 164 - LAWRENCE
5 46959
LBN
F 11:00-12:50 PM LIN 307 - LAWRENCE
5 48414
LBN
W 09:00-10:50 AM LIN 307 - LAWRENCE
5 48415
LBN
W 11:00-12:50 PM LIN 307 - LAWRENCE
5 48416
LBN
Th 11:00-12:50 PM LIN 307 - LAWRENCE
5 48417
LBN Brox, Ali
Loecke, Terrance
Tu 11:00-12:50 PM LIN 307 - LAWRENCE
5 56357

GEOG 145 Global Environment II: The Ecology of Human Civilization, Honors
This interdisciplinary course and its laboratory sections survey the history of humanity's relationship with the natural world over the long term from perspectives that combine the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences. Key topics include the evolution of Homo sapiens and cultural systems; the development of hunter, gatherer, fisher, agricultural, and pastoral lifeways; the ecology of colonialism and industrial civilization, and the emergence of ideological and ethical perspectives on the relationship between nature and culture. Laboratory sections apply the principles and methodologies of the humanities, physical, life and social sciences to the humanity's engagement with the global environment using historical and present-day examples. (Same as EVRN 145 and HIST 145.) Open only to students admitted to the University Honors Program or by permission of instructor. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brox, Ali
Loecke, Terrance
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM RIT 164 - LAWRENCE
5 48418
LBN Brox, Ali
Loecke, Terrance
Tu 11:00-12:50 PM LIN 307 - LAWRENCE
5 48419

GEOG 148 Scientific Principles of Environmental Studies
This course provides the scientific knowledge necessary to understand the changing relationships between humans and the natural environment, with an emphasis on the assessment of current environmental problems and critical evaluation of potential solutions. Major topics include fundamental scientific concepts and principles, interactions among the biological and physical components of the environment, implications of a growing human population, water resources, the atmosphere, climate, and energy sources. (Same as EVRN 148.) LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Nuckolls, Kathleen
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM LEEP2 2420 - LAWRENCE
3 50082
LEC Nuckolls, Kathleen
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 52940
LEC Nuckolls, Kathleen
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 56361
LEC Nuckolls, Kathleen
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 47574

GEOG 321 Climate and Climate Change
This course is designed to introduce students to the nature of the Earth's physical climate. It introduces the basic scientific concepts underlying our understanding of our climate system. Particular emphasis is placed on energy and water balances and their roles in evaluating climate change. The course also evaluates the impact of climate on living organisms and the human environment. Finally, past climates are discussed and potential future climate change and its impact on humans is evaluated. (Same as ATMO 321.) Prerequisite: ATMO 105 or GEOG 104. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Phillips, Cory
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 51231

GEOG 336 Introduction to Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
Water is vital to life on earth. In this course we cover components of the water or "hydrologic" cycle, how management has altered them, and how they are predicted to change with the changing climate. We discuss the evolution of water policy, its implications for managements and the economic impact of human perturbation on water. We study the physical processes that govern the water cycle, learn how they are measured, and estimate hydrologic fluxes. (Same as EVRN 363.) Prerequisite: GEOG 104 or GEOL 101 or GEOL 102. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
MW 08:00-10:50 AM LIN 317 - LAWRENCE
3 55980

GEOG 351 Africa's Human Geographies
An introduction to historical, cultural, social, political, and economic issues in Africa from a geographic perspective. The course begins with the historical geography of humanity in Africa, from ancient times through to the present. Other topics include cultural dynamics, demography, health, rural development, urbanization, gender issues, and political geography. Case studies from Eastern and Southern Africa will be used to illustrate major themes. (Same as AAAS 351.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

GEOG 358 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
An introduction to computer-based analysis of spatial data. Covers basic principles of collecting, storing, analyzing, and displaying spatial data. Emphasis is on problem-solving activities using common spatial analytical techniques (e.g., map overlay). The student will gain extensive hands-on experience with state-of-the-art GIS software. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Lei, Ting
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
4 46883
LBN Wesley, Elizabeth
F 10:00-11:50 AM LIN 310 - LAWRENCE
4 47355
LBN Wesley, Elizabeth
M 01:00-02:50 PM LIN 310 - LAWRENCE
4 47356

GEOG 395 Environmental Issues of: _____
This regional geography course examines contemporary environmental issues of a particular region of the world based on the expertise of the professor. Course emphasis is on the interaction of natural, socio-economic, and cultural factors of development that give rise to environmental problems. Students learn how local, national, and international government and non-governmental stakeholders address environmental problems. Course may be repeated with different professors. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.


Topics: Indigenous Peoples’ Science
This course explores various perspectives of Indigenous Knowledge Systems, in regions such as the Pacific, Arctic, and the rest of the world, with topical references to sustainability, ecology, environmental stewardship, and language as cultural landscapes. Students will engage with Indigenous Knowledge Systems as the epistemological underpinnings to understanding a deeper sense of place.

GEOG 396 East Asia
This course is an introduction to the contemporary politics, economy, and culture of Korea, China, and Japan in the context of globalization. In addition to the discussion of individual countries, the course examines the cross-cutting themes such as international relations, cultural exchange, and economic development in the region of East Asia. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

GEOG 490 Geographic Internship
Supervised practical experience. The student submits a proposal describing the internship prior to enrollment. Upon acceptance, regularly scheduled meetings with the advisor provide assistance, guidance and evaluation of progress in the professional experience. A written summary of the experience or outcomes of the research project are prepared independently by the student, a representative of the host agency, and the advisor. Total credit not to exceed six hours. Prerequisite: Fifteen hours of geography and permission of instructor. INT.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 45630
INT Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 45631
INT Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 47881
INT Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 41464
INT Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 41465
INT Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 45633
INT Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 43548
INT O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 44338
INT Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 49306
INT Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 43879
INT Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 50390
INT Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 45636
INT Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 50391

GEOG 498 Special Topics in Geography: _____
Prerequisite: Fifteen hours of geography. IND.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 45638
IND Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 45641
IND Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 47882
IND Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 41466
IND Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 41467
IND Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 45642
IND Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 43549
IND O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 44339
IND Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 49307
IND Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 41468
IND Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 45645
IND Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 50392
IND Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 50393

GEOG 499 Honors Course in Geography
Open to students with nine hours of upper level credit in geography, an average of at least 3.5 in all geography courses, and an overall average of at least 3.25. Includes the preparation of an honors paper and its defense before a committee of at least two regular faculty members. IND.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 45646
IND Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 45648
IND Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 47883
IND Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 41469
IND Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 41470
IND Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 45650
IND Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 43550
IND O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 44340
IND Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 49308
IND Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 41471
IND Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 45653
IND Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 50394
IND Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 50395

GEOG 500 Senior Capstone in Geography
The capstone project provides students with a broad-based, interdisciplinary educational experience and allows them to integrate and synthesize the knowledge they have gained in their studies. The major goals of this course are to help students synthesize an integrated view of geography, advance steps toward career preparation, and develop networking and professional skills. The course will provide an overview of geography as a unified, coherent discipline with multiple perspectives, emphasize writing and analytical skills, introduce students to a major research project that integrates elements of physical and human geography, cultivate knowledge for future professional development, and introduce students to professional organizations. Students will gain experience applying and/or interviewing for professional positions and be introduced to multiple professional development and career services on campus. Graduate students may take this course by permission only. Prerequisite: Nine hours in Geography and status as a senior major in the department; or permission of instructor. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Herlihy, Peter
Li, Xingong
W 02:00-04:30 PM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
3 48420

GEOG 512 Advanced Cartography and Geovisualization
This is an advanced computer-based scientific cartography course. It covers mapping techniques such as dasymetric mapping, multivariate mapping, cartogram and flow map, map animation, geovisual analytics, web and interactive mapping, and mapping from remotely sensed imagery. This course focuses on practical and hands-on experience. Students will learn theoretical concepts, principles, and design examples, and produce a cartographic portfolio of well-designed and professional maps. Prerequisite: GEOG 311 or equivalent; or consent of instructor. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Shi, Di
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
4 52148

GEOG 556 Geography of the Energy Crisis
A discussion and analysis of the basic facts and causes of energy problems on a national and world scale. Examines current production, consumption, efficiency, reserves, conservation, and other energy policy options, including adjustments that will affect consumer use, national politics, and strategic issues. Prerequisite: GEOG 102. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

GEOG 558 Intermediate Geographical Information Systems
An intermediate level course in geographic information science designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate level students who already have an introductory understanding of GIS. Emphasis will be placed on the application of spatial analytical techniques to geographical problem-solving. Topics include spatial data structures, interpolation techniques, terrain analysis, cost surfaces, and database management technique. Students will apply knowledge gained in lecture and reading to natural resource, urban, and scientific applications using state-of-the-art GIS software. Prerequisite: GEOG 358 or consent of instructor. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Li, Xingong
M 02:00-04:30 PM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
4 41472
LBN Coll, James
W 11:00-12:50 PM LIN 310 - LAWRENCE
4 41473
LBN Coll, James
M 11:00-12:50 PM LIN 310 - LAWRENCE
4 41474

GEOG 560 GIS Application Programming
This course teaches programming within Geographic Information Systems. Students learn how to customize GIS applications to automate data processing and spatial analysis through programming languages. GIS programming concepts and methods are introduced from the aspects of spatial data management and analysis covering both the vector and raster data models. Prerequisite: GEOG 558 and a course in programming languages. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

GEOG 582 Geopolitics and Genocide
Explores the inherently geographical and geopolitical nature of genocide and related mass violence and introduces an overarching concept, territorial cleansing, that foregrounds the spatial and territorial nature of these events. Detailed studies of cases at a range of scales and locales provide the major context for critical examination and comparison of territorial cleansing concepts. Students enrolling for 3 credits will prepare and present a substantial independent research paper. (Same as GIST 582.) Prerequisite: GEOG 102 or GEOG 103; or ANTH 108 or ANTH 109; or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

GEOG 583 Migration, Diasporas and Development
This course introduces students to key concepts in global migration and its implications on development in migrant sending states particularly those on the African continent. It will explore the various migration patterns from Africa (e.g. migration between North Africa and Europe in the aftermath of the Arab Spring), South-South migration, the 'brain drain' of skilled professionals and its implications for development, and the role of diasporas in development. The course will also assess the integration of migrants in major migrant destination regions. Finally, the course will provide students with an opportunity to critically examine the relationship between migration and development in a particular national context of their choice. (Same as AAAS 583.) Prerequisite: GEOG 102 or consent of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

GEOG 591 Geography of Latin America
A study of the different physical, economic, and cultural settings in Latin America which form the basis for the various forms of livelihood. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

GEOG 719 Development of Geographic Thought
Critical analysis of the growth of geographic thought from antiquity to the present: emphasis on structure of modern geography. Prerequisite: Twenty hours of geography or consent of instructor. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Warf, Barney
Th 02:00-04:50 PM LIN 226 - LAWRENCE
2-3 52150

GEOG 890 Geographic Internship
Supervised professional experience. The student submits to the program committee a proposal describing the internship prior to enrollment. Upon acceptance, regularly scheduled meetings with the advisor provide assistance, guidance and evaluation of progress in the professional experience. A written summary of the experience or outcomes of the research project are prepared independently by the student, a representative of the host agency, and the advisor. Total credit not to exceed six hours. Prerequisite: Twelve hours of graduate level geography courses and consent of program committee. INT.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 41475

GEOG 898 Readings in Geography
RSH.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 45656
RSH Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 45893
RSH Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 45657
RSH Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 47886
RSH Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 41476
RSH Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 41477
RSH Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 45658
RSH Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 43553
RSH O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 44258
RSH Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 49309
RSH Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 41478
RSH Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 45659
RSH Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 50396
RSH Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 50397

GEOG 899 Master's Thesis
Thesis credit. Graded on a satisfactory progress/limited progress/no progress basis. THE.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 48421
THE Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 41479
THE Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 45507
THE Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 45660
THE Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 47887
THE Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 41481
THE Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 41482
THE Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 45661
THE Johnson, William
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 41483
THE Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 43554
THE O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 41480
THE Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 49310
THE Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 41484
THE Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 45662
THE Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 50398
THE Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 50399

GEOG 980 Seminar in Geography: _____
LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Warf, Barney
F 04:00-05:50 PM LIN 317 - LAWRENCE
1 47888

Topics: Attachment and Home(land) with Dr. Alexander Diener
This course is a research-oriented seminar for graduate students. Our goal is to examine, in a deep and sophisticated way, the multifaceted effects of Place Attachment on the human condition. To better understand Place Attachment and process of territorializing identity is important for enriching concepts such as home, homeland, territory, and sovereignty, as well as, processes of conservation, preservation, mobility, and belonging in various periods of history and in different parts of the world. One may argue that Place Attachment is a profoundly understudied principle of geography as a discipline. Knowledge of this topic is also eminently applicable for policy making and in fields as diverse as international relations, development, urban planning, migration, education, indigenous studies, and conflict resolution. This seminar affords students considerable freedom of topical approach and area studies focus within the broad theme of Place Attachment. 

Topics: North American Native Land Issues with Dr. Stephen Egbert

GEOG 998 Research in Geography
RSH.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 44712
RSH Brown, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 45456
RSH Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 45894
RSH Cheong, So-Min
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 45664
RSH Diener, Alexander
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 47889
RSH Egbert, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 41485
RSH Herlihy, Peter
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 41486
RSH Johnson, Jay
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 45666
RSH Li, Xingong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 43555
RSH O'Lear, Shannon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 44343
RSH Sullivan, Pamela
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 49311
RSH Vanderveen, Cornelis
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 41487
RSH Warf, Barney
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 45667
RSH Chikanda, Abel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 50400
RSH Lei, Ting
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 50401

SPRING 2019 ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE 

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UNDERGRADUATE CLASSES

ATMO 105 Introductory Meteorology
A lecture and laboratory course introducing students to the atmosphere, weather and climate phenomena, and their controlling physical processes. Topics covered include: the structure of the atmosphere, energy and energy budgets, climate and climate change, air pollution, clouds and precipitation, pressure and wind systems, severe weather, and weather forecasting. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Jin, Qinjian
TuTh 02:30-03:45 PM LIN 317 - LAWRENCE
5 40307
LBN
MW 08:00-09:50 AM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
5 52152
LBN
MW 10:00-11:50 AM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
5 40309
LBN
TuTh 10:00-11:50 AM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
5 52153
LBN
MW 12:00-01:50 PM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
5 40310
LBN
TuTh 08:00-09:50 AM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
5 40311
LBN
TuTh 12:00-01:50 PM LIN 225 - LAWRENCE
5 40308
LEC Chrisler, Brett
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
5 47568

ATMO 220 Unusual Weather
An introductory lecture course which surveys the general principles and techniques of atmospheric science and illustrates their application through discussions of natural but unusual weather phenomena such as blizzards, hurricanes, tornados, and chinooks, of the effects of air pollution on weather, and of intentional human alteration of the atmosphere. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Wermter, Joseph
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 47567

ATMO 321 Climate and Climate Change
This course is designed to introduce students to the nature of the Earth's physical climate. It introduces the basic scientific concepts underlying our understanding of our climate system. Particular emphasis is placed on energy and water balances and their roles in evaluating climate change. The course also evaluates the impact of climate on living organisms and the human environment. Finally, past climates are discussed and potential future climate change and its impact on humans is evaluated. (Same as GEOG 321.) Prerequisite: ATMO 105 or GEOG 104. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Phillips, Cory
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 51232

ATMO 499 Honors Course in Atmospheric Science
Open to students with nine hours of upper level credit in Atmospheric Science, an average of at least 3.5 in all Atmospheric Science courses, and an overall average of at least 3.25. Includes the preparation of an honors paper and its defense before a committee of a least two regular faculty members. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 43810
LEC Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 44333
LEC Mechem, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 45215
LEC Rahn, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 47797
LEC Stachnik, Justin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2-3 51225

ATMO 525 Air Pollution Meteorology
A study of background levels and concentrated sources of atmospheric pollution together with considerations of pollution buildup in urban areas as related to particular weather conditions. Inadvertent weather modifications and effects of atmospheric pollution on particular weather events and general climate will be discussed. Prerequisite: ATMO 105, MATH 125, EECS 138 and CHEM 130. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Jin, Qinjian
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
3 40312

ATMO 605 Operational Forecasting
Students enhance their forecasting expertise by preparing forecasts for presentation to the public through a variety of media. Classroom activities include weekly map discussions and analysis of current weather situations. Forecasting topics such as forecast verification, aviation forecast products, severe weather, flash floods and watches and warnings are examined. Credit for ATMO 605, ATMO 606, and ATMO 607 is limited to a total of eight hours, six of which may be counted toward a degree in atmospheric science. Prerequisite: ATMO 505. FLD.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
FLD Baerg, Bryan
TuTh 04:00-05:15 PM LIN 401 - LAWRENCE
2 52059

ATMO 606 Forecasting Practicum - Private Industry
Practical experience in private industry working with current and/or archived meteorological data. Possibilities include the preparation of forecasts for TV stations and meteorological consulting firms, and working with environmental consulting firms to assess air pollution hazards. May be repeated two times for credit. Credit for ATMO 605, ATMO 606, and ATMO 607 is limited to a total of eight hours, six of which may be counted toward a degree in atmospheric science. Prerequisite: ATMO 605. INT.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 46406

ATMO 607 Forecasting Intern - National Weather Service
Practical experience working in a National Weather Service forecasting center in analyzing weather data and preparing weather forecasts. May be repeated two times for credit. Credit for ATMO 605, ATMO 606, and ATMO 607 is limited to a total of eight hours, six of which may be counted toward a degree in atmospheric science. Prerequisite: ATMO 605. INT.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 46407

ATMO 630 Synoptic Meteorology
Interpretation, development, and analysis of synoptic charts. Prerequisite: ATMO 505 and ATMO 640. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Stachnik, Justin
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM LIN 401 - LAWRENCE
3 40313

ATMO 642 Remote Sensing
This course is designed to prepare students to effectively use remotely sensed data in operational or research settings for further work in this field. Topics include radiation and radiation transfer applied to active and remote sensing; radiative properties of space, sun, earth and atmosphere; instrument design considerations and operational characteristics; inversion methods for temperature or concentration profiling; surface temperature measurement; cloud top height determination; rain rate and wind velocity measurement; severe weather detection; satellite photograph interpretation. Prerequisite: ATMO 680, MATH 581. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

ATMO 660 Advanced Dynamic Meteorology
Advanced study of the atmosphere including treatment of the vorticity equation. Prerequisite: ATMO 640 and MATH 220 or MATH 320. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Mechem, David
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM LIN 401 - LAWRENCE
3 44999

ATMO 690 Special Problems in Meteorology
Prerequisite: Nine hours in meteorology. IND.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 40314
IND Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 44162
IND Mechem, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 45216
IND Rahn, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 47798
IND Stachnik, Justin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 51226

ATMO 697 Seminar for Seniors
Current research in atmospheric science will be discussed. May be repeated for a total of two credit hours. Prerequisite: Senior level in atmospheric science. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brunsell, Nathaniel
M 04:30-05:45 PM LIN 405 - LAWRENCE
1 40315

ATMO 699 Undergraduate Research
Work on a research project under the supervision of a faculty member. Prerequisite: Nine credit hours in atmospheric science. May be taken up to three times for credit. IND.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 40316
IND Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 44163
IND Mechem, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 45217
IND Rahn, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 47799
IND Stachnik, Justin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 51227

GRADUATE CLASSES
 

ATMO 525 Air Pollution Meteorology
A study of background levels and concentrated sources of atmospheric pollution together with considerations of pollution buildup in urban areas as related to particular weather conditions. Inadvertent weather modifications and effects of atmospheric pollution on particular weather events and general climate will be discussed. Prerequisite: ATMO 105, MATH 125, EECS 138 and CHEM 130. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Jin, Qinjian
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM LIN 228 - LAWRENCE
3 40312

ATMO 605 Operational Forecasting
Students enhance their forecasting expertise by preparing forecasts for presentation to the public through a variety of media. Classroom activities include weekly map discussions and analysis of current weather situations. Forecasting topics such as forecast verification, aviation forecast products, severe weather, flash floods and watches and warnings are examined. Credit for ATMO 605, ATMO 606, and ATMO 607 is limited to a total of eight hours, six of which may be counted toward a degree in atmospheric science. Prerequisite: ATMO 505. FLD.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
FLD Baerg, Bryan
TuTh 04:00-05:15 PM LIN 401 - LAWRENCE
2 52059

ATMO 606 Forecasting Practicum - Private Industry
Practical experience in private industry working with current and/or archived meteorological data. Possibilities include the preparation of forecasts for TV stations and meteorological consulting firms, and working with environmental consulting firms to assess air pollution hazards. May be repeated two times for credit. Credit for ATMO 605, ATMO 606, and ATMO 607 is limited to a total of eight hours, six of which may be counted toward a degree in atmospheric science. Prerequisite: ATMO 605. INT.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 46406

ATMO 607 Forecasting Intern - National Weather Service
Practical experience working in a National Weather Service forecasting center in analyzing weather data and preparing weather forecasts. May be repeated two times for credit. Credit for ATMO 605, ATMO 606, and ATMO 607 is limited to a total of eight hours, six of which may be counted toward a degree in atmospheric science. Prerequisite: ATMO 605. INT.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
INT Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 46407

ATMO 630 Synoptic Meteorology
Interpretation, development, and analysis of synoptic charts. Prerequisite: ATMO 505 and ATMO 640. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Stachnik, Justin
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM LIN 401 - LAWRENCE
3 40313

ATMO 642 Remote Sensing
This course is designed to prepare students to effectively use remotely sensed data in operational or research settings for further work in this field. Topics include radiation and radiation transfer applied to active and remote sensing; radiative properties of space, sun, earth and atmosphere; instrument design considerations and operational characteristics; inversion methods for temperature or concentration profiling; surface temperature measurement; cloud top height determination; rain rate and wind velocity measurement; severe weather detection; satellite photograph interpretation. Prerequisite: ATMO 680, MATH 581. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

ATMO 660 Advanced Dynamic Meteorology
Advanced study of the atmosphere including treatment of the vorticity equation. Prerequisite: ATMO 640 and MATH 220 or MATH 320. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Mechem, David
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM LIN 401 - LAWRENCE
3 44999

ATMO 690 Special Problems in Meteorology
Prerequisite: Nine hours in meteorology. IND.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 40314
IND Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 44162
IND Mechem, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 45216
IND Rahn, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 47798
IND Stachnik, Justin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 51226

ATMO 697 Seminar for Seniors
Current research in atmospheric science will be discussed. May be repeated for a total of two credit hours. Prerequisite: Senior level in atmospheric science. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Brunsell, Nathaniel
M 04:30-05:45 PM LIN 405 - LAWRENCE
1 40315

ATMO 699 Undergraduate Research
Work on a research project under the supervision of a faculty member. Prerequisite: Nine credit hours in atmospheric science. May be taken up to three times for credit. IND.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 40316
IND Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 44163
IND Mechem, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 45217
IND Rahn, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 47799
IND Stachnik, Justin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 51227

ATMO 898 Readings in Atmospheric Science
Independent readings of special problems in Atmospheric Science. IND.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 51235
IND Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 51236
IND Mechem, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 51237
IND Rahn, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 51238
IND Stachnik, Justin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 51239

ATMO 899 Master's Thesis
Thesis credit. Graded on a satisfactory progress/limited progress/no progress basis. THE.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 46155
THE Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 46157
THE Mechem, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 46158
THE Rahn, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 48332
THE Stachnik, Justin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-10 51228

ATMO 998 Research in Atmospheric Science
Individual investigation of special problems in Atmospheric Science. RSH.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Braaten, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 51240
RSH Brunsell, Nathaniel
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 51241
RSH Mechem, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 51242
RSH Rahn, David
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 51243
RSH Stachnik, Justin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 51244


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