Erinanne Saffell, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Meteorology / Climatology

Cultural Science

Office: SC 14 - Room: 61

480-461-7035

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
6:00 AM - 8:30 AM 6:00 AM - 8:30 AM  

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Office hours are also available by appointment.

Profile

Geography | Weather | Climate  "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

Spring 2024

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
26788

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 03/08/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Class 26788 Students may contact instructor at erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 26788 must also register for .

26789

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/16/2024 - 03/08/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Class 26789 Students may contact instructor at erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 26789 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
27962

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 03/08/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 27962 Students may contact instructor at: erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu

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
27970

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
01/16/2024 - 03/08/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 27970 Students may contact instructor at: erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2024

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
26755

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/18/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Class 26755 Students may contact instructor at: erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 26755 must also register for .

26756

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
03/18/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Class 26756 Students may contact instructor at: erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 26756 must also register for .

Summer 2024

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
15282

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Open

11 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 15282 Students may contact instructor at erin.saffell@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 15282 must also register for .

16715

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
07/01/2024 - 08/01/2024

Open

11 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 16715 Students may contact instructor at erin.saffell@mesacc.edu

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 16715 must also register for .

15283

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Open

11 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 15283 Students may contact instructor at erin.saffell@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 15283 must also register for .

16716

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
07/01/2024 - 08/01/2024

Open

11 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 16716 Students may contact instructor at erin.saffell@mesacc.edu

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 16716 must also register for .

Fall 2024

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
13477

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 10/11/2024

Open

14 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 13477 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 13477 must also register for .

13478

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
08/19/2024 - 10/11/2024

Open

14 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 13478 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 13478 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
14790

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 10/11/2024

Open

12 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 14790 Students may contact instructor at: erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

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
14791

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
08/19/2024 - 10/11/2024

Open

16 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 14791 Students may contact instructor at: erinanne.saffell@mesacc.edu

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Fall Flex Start 2024

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
14959

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
10/14/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

24 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 14959 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 14959 must also register for .

14960

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lab
10/14/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

24 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 14960 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 14960 must also register for .

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