Meteorology

Basic physics principles are introduced and used to study dynamic processes in the atmosphere: atmospheric energy flow, solar radiation, green-house effect, large-scale circulation of the atmosphere, small-scale processes including clouds and storms, weather forecasting, man's impact on weather and climate. Laboratory and field experiments and field trips will be utilized. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Scientific Investigation of the Natural World requirement. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Quantitative Reasoning requirement. (Not offered 2022-23).

Degree requirement — Critical Perspectives: I, Critical Perspectives: Q

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Meteorology introduces basic physics principles to examine dynamic processes in the atmosphere, including solar radiation, weather forecasting, and atmospheric energy flow. Laboratory and field experiments will be utilized to enrich students’ learning experiences.
Meteorology class
Basic physics principles introduced and used to study dynamic processes in the atmosphere: atmospheric energy flow, solar radiation, green house effect, large-scale circulation of the atmosphere, small scale processes including clouds and storms, weather forecasting, humanity's impact on weather and climate. Laboratory and field experiments and trips will be utilized.
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