Description
INTRODUCTION TO METEOROLOGY
This course provides a broad overview of meteorology. It will impart a knowledge of the processes that produce weather with a focus on the lower atmosphere of Earth. Topics will include: structure and composition of the atmosphere, the Earth/Sun relationship in producing weather and seasons, global circulation and motions of the atmosphere, weather patterns and prediction, severe weather (tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, etc.), and other specialized topics in the science (El Nio, air pollution, etc.).
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Course Attributes
Physical Science
Offering
Course
GEOL 0112
Academic Group
UPITT - Bradford
Academic Organization
UPB - Natural Science
Campus
Bradford Campus
Enrollment Requirements
Prerequisite: MATH 0097 OR HIGHER
Typically Offered
Spring