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ESCI-2410

A survey of basic meteorological principles and weather systems. Topics covered will include the vertical structure of the atmosphere, cloud development and precipitation, optical effects of the atmosphere, wind systems, air masses, fronts and severe weather. Labs will be used to develop basic meteorological skills such as observation of local weather, decoding and interpretation of meteorological data, and introductory weather forecasting. The course and lab will be taught at a level which requires the use of algebra and trigonometry. Three weekly lectures and one two- hour laboratory per week. This course satisfies the physical science component of the general education requirements. (Fee $100) (even years)

Fees:
$100
Credits:
4.0
Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Science and Mathematics [SM]
Subject:
Earth Science [ESCI]
Terms Offered:
(Term Legend)
2014SP, 2013SP, 2011FA, 2010FA, 2009FA, 2008FA, 2007FA, 2006FA, 2005FA, 2004FA

The specified course is not being offered during the currently active term(s).