Erinanne Saffell, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Meteorology / Climatology

Program Director :

Cultural Science

Office: SC 14 - Room: 61

480-461-7035

Office Hours

My office hours change each semester, but you can usually find me in my office before and after classes. I'm also happy to schedule a meeting with you.

Profile

Geography | Weather | Climate | Sustainability | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram  "Geography is the only subject that asks you to look at the world and try to make sense of it." Pierce F. Lewis, Professor Emeritus of Geography

Classes Taught

Fall 2019

GPH113 Introduction to Physical Geography 4 Credits
Earth's physical processes and impacts on human environments via the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere. Topics and practical experiences include severe weather, climate change, biomes and ecosystems, landform processes; mountain building and erosion by rivers, glaciers, waves and wind, topographic maps. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24573
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Class Ended

Notes: Class 24573 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu
This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 24573 must also register for .
24518
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Ended

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 24518 must also register for .
24574
Dobson Campus
Lab
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Class Ended

Notes: Class 24574 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu
This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 24574 must also register for .
24519
Dobson Campus
Lab
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Ended

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 24519 must also register for .
GPH213 Climate and Weather 3 Credits
Study of atmospheric phenomena over periods of time measured in months, years or longer. Includes average weather conditions, infrequent and unusual types of weather, and the influence of weather on the cultural and human landscape. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27328
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Class Ended

Notes: Class 27328 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

GPH215 Climate and Weather Laboratory 1 Credits
A mathematical, statistical, and spatial analysis of climatological phenomena.
Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: GPH213.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences General [SG] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27329
Dobson Campus
Lab
08/19/2019 - 10/11/2019

Class Ended

Notes: Class 27329 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Fall Flex Start 2019

GPH113 Introduction to Physical Geography 4 Credits
Earth's physical processes and impacts on human environments via the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere. Topics and practical experiences include severe weather, climate change, biomes and ecosystems, landform processes; mountain building and erosion by rivers, glaciers, waves and wind, topographic maps. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
40204
Dobson Campus
Lecture
10/14/2019 - 12/13/2019

Class Ended

Notes: Class 40204 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu
This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 40204 must also register for .
40205
Dobson Campus
Lab
10/14/2019 - 12/13/2019

Class Ended

Notes: Class 40205 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu
This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 40205 must also register for .

Spring 2020

GPH113 Introduction to Physical Geography 4 Credits
Earth's physical processes and impacts on human environments via the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere. Topics and practical experiences include severe weather, climate change, biomes and ecosystems, landform processes; mountain building and erosion by rivers, glaciers, waves and wind, topographic maps. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35896
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

11 of 30
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 35896 must also register for .
25390
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 03/06/2020

Open

3 of 28
Seats Available

Notes: Class 25390 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu.
This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 25390 must also register for .
35897
Dobson Campus
Lab
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

11 of 30
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 35897 must also register for .
25391
Dobson Campus
Lab
01/13/2020 - 03/06/2020

Open

3 of 28
Seats Available

Notes: Class 25391 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu.
This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 25391 must also register for .
GPH212 Introduction to Meteorology I 3 Credits
Atmospheric processes and elements. General and local circulation, heat exchange and atmospheric moisture. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27322
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 03/06/2020

Closed

Notes: Class 27322 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

GPH214 Introduction to Meteorology Laboratory I 1 Credits
Basic meteorological and climatological measurements.
Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: GPH212.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27334
Dobson Campus
Lab
01/13/2020 - 03/06/2020

Open

3 of 28
Seats Available

Notes: Class 27334 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Spring Flex Start 2020

GPH113 Introduction to Physical Geography 4 Credits
Earth's physical processes and impacts on human environments via the atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere. Topics and practical experiences include severe weather, climate change, biomes and ecosystems, landform processes; mountain building and erosion by rivers, glaciers, waves and wind, topographic maps. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
25341
Dobson Campus
Lecture
03/16/2020 - 05/08/2020

Open

8 of 28
Seats Available

Notes: Class 25341 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 25341 must also register for .
25342
Dobson Campus
Lab
03/16/2020 - 05/08/2020

Open

8 of 28
Seats Available

Notes: Class 25342 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 25342 must also register for .

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