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METEO 300 Fundamentals of Atmospheric Science (4) An introduction to the fundamentals of atmospheric dynamics, physics, and chemistry.

 

METEO 300 Fundamentals of Atmospheric Science (4)

This course prepares students for their 400-level meteorology courses by laying a solid foundation in the application of physical, chemical, and mathematical principles to a broad range of atmospheric phenomena. Students are introduced to fundamental concepts and applications of atmospheric thermodynamics, radiative transfer, atmospheric chemistry, cloud microphysics, atmospheric dynamics, and the atmospheric boundary layer. These topics are covered broadly but in enough depth to introduce students to the methods atmospheric scientists use to describe and predict atmospheric phenomena. The course is designed to be taken by sophomore meteorology students as well as by students in related disciplines who have an adequate mathematical and physical background.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: CHEM 110, MATH 141, PHYS 211
Concurrent: MATH 230 or MATH 231

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.

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