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Introduction to Meteorology

Introduction to Meteorology

Course Code: SCI-157

General Education Categories: GE MST

Course Description : An introduction to meteorology, providing an overview of the atmosphere, temperature, measurements and energy balance, as it pertains to air masses, clouds, precipitation, wind, storms and fronts. A series of physical principles will be used to illustrate the dynamics of the atmosphere, including force, density, methods of heat transfer and radiation. Weather predictions and forecasting instrumentation are integral parts of the course, including Internet sources and weather satellite transmissions.

Department Description : Natural Sciences

  • Credit: 4 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 2

Prerequisites:

One year of high school laboratory science, MAT-013 or appropriate score on the College placement test

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