Meteorology (METR)

ATMOSPHERE AND THE ENVIRONMENT
METRĀ 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]

SPECIAL PROJECTS
METRĀ 290 5 Credits/Units

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit.

Opportunity to plan and complete special projects approved by the Instructional Unit. [GE]