GEOL 1447. METEOROLOGY (LECTURE 3, LAB 3). CREDIT 4. AGCM.

A study of the earth's atmosphere, weather and climate. Topics include the origin and evolution of the atmosphere, the seasons, solar and terrestrial radiation, the hydrologic cycle, the development of storms, and the fundamentals of global climate patterns. The course will focus on basics of weather, thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and the impact of air pollution and global warming. The lab portion of the course features hands-on meteorological observations and experiences with weather maps, forecasting, severe weather phenomena, atmospheric pollution, and climate change. Prerequisite: TSI Reading 351 or IRW 0320 grade "C" or better, and TSI Math 350 or Math 0320 grade "C" or better. A prior course in Physics and MATH 1314 strongly recommended.

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