This course aims to provide a theoretical and applied understanding of weather and its interactions with society. While the course is taught at an intermediate level, no background is needed besides a keen interest in the physical world.
Professor Joseph P. Hupy graduated with a PhD in Geography with an emphasis on Soil Geomorphology from the Michigan State University. He has taught in the Department of Geography and Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire since July 2007. The classes he has taught and teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are Environmental Hazards (GEOG 361), Geography of the Northwoods (GEOG 367), Historical Geography (GEOG 445), Military Geography (GEOG 388), Weather and Society (GEOG 341), Regional Geography of the U.S. and Canada (GEOG 325), Conservation of the Environment (GEOG 178), and The Physical Environment (GEOG 104). Hupy has published a number of articles and books, Khe Sanh, Vietnam: Examining the Long-Term Impacts of Warfare n the Physical Landscape in Modern Military Geography.