Introduction to Atmospheric Science and Meteorology (PHYS 322.3)

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PHYS 322 02 January 2016

Description

An introduction to the processes underlying observed weather phenomena. Topics include thermodynamic processes; stability and convection; radiation and heat budget. The dynamics of the atmosphere and its circulation are described, and related to synoptic meteorology. Weather forecasting is discussed. There are projects on weather observation and forecasting.

Prerequisite(s)

MATH 223 or 225 or 276; PHYS 115 and 117 (formerly PHYS 111), or PHYS 115 and 125 (formerly PHYS 121) or GE 125 and PHYS 155.

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