Jul 16, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATM 1010 - Elementary Meteorology


[Choice:NS] Elementary Meteorology presents an introduction to meteorology, primarily for the non-science major. The course includes topics such as observing the weather, clouds and precipitation, radiation and weather phenomena, the laws of motion of the atmosphere, the general circulation, air masses and fronts, cyclones and anticyclones, the weather map, and introduction to weather forecasting. Lab work includes an introduction to weather map analysis and interpretation, thermodynamic diagram exercises, and climate-data manipulation. The course requires three one-hour lectures and one two-hour lab period per week.

Prerequisites & Notes
The prerequisite is Basic Math competency (MAT 0010 and MAT 0221). There is a lab fee. This course is offered every semester.

Credits: 4



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