ATMOSPHERE AND THE ENVIRONMENT
METR 101 5 Credits/Units
44 hours of lecture / 22 hours of lab
Fundamental theories in meteorology and current topics in the atmospheric sciences are developed conceptually for non-science students interested in the changing environment. Topics include atmospheric structure and composition, global circulation and atmospheric motions, clouds and precipitation, weather patterns and weather prediction, tornadoes, hurricanes, the greenhouse effect, atmospheric ozone, air pollution, and El Nino. [NS, SE]
METR 290 5 Credits/Units
Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit.
Opportunity to plan and complete special projects approved by the Instructional Unit. [GE]