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Introduction to Meteorology (ESC120)

4.0 Semester Hours
IAI: P1 905L What's this?

This course is an introduction to Earth’s atmosphere and the forces behind the weather. Topics include temperature, water vapor, cloud and precipitation formation, atmospheric stability, mid-latitude cyclones, weather forecasting, thunderstorms, tornadoes and hurricanes. A laboratory section includes weather observation and analysis techniques, using weather charts, diagrams and studying past storm events.

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