Description
METEOROLOGY
This course will provide students with an overview of the earth's weather systems. Emphasis will be on lab-centered, hands-on activities designed to demonstrate weather phenome non through a holistic approach. Topics will include, but are not limited to, structure and composition of the atmosphere, global patterns of circulation, pressure systems, fronts, air masses, weather maps and weather prediction, and climate systems. Students will be required to complete weekly assignments; there will be a semester project; at least one class session will be a field trip.
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SU3 Elective Basis
Units
4
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
GEOL 0024
Academic Group
UPITT - Johnstown
Academic Organization
UPJ - Natural Science
Campus
Johnstown Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PREQ: MATH 0001 or Math Placement Score (46 or greater)
Typically Offered
Fall