Pennsylvania Climate Studies (1-2 per semester/maximum of 3) An overview of the Pennsylvania State Climate Office and an introduction to various aspects of its operations.
METEO 486 Pennsylvania Climate Studies (1-2)
Those interested in climate topics will become thoroughly acquainted with the important process of acquiring and assessing the quality of climate observations. Students will be introduced to the various observational networks and data formats. They will learn to manipulate large climate data fields using both flat and relational database management systems. Each student will contribute to the state climate web page and will conduct a research project during the second half of the semester. This course will be offered in fall and spring semesters.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.