Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Applied Climate Science

Majors in Applied Climate Science will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the impacts of climate variability on human and natural systems.
  2. Describe how human and natural systems may respond to climate variability and a changing climate.
  3. Explain potential impacts of climate variability and change on a variety of economic and environmental sectors.
  4. Understand policy implications of climate in a global, regional, national, and local context.
  5. Organize and summarize data and present them verbally and visually in a comprehensive and accurate manner as well as interpret data and draw conclusions that either support or refute hypotheses.
  6. Develop reliable information and products to equip decision makers (e.g., government officials, policy makers, business leaders) to plan for and manage a changing climate.
  7. Ask pertinent questions about a changing and variable climate and its effects on society and natural systems.
  8. Understand and apply information from scholarly and popular sources.
  9. Work as an integrated team member to address climate-related issues.
  10. Communicate technical scientific information to a broad range of stakeholders and other users of climate information.


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