Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 2 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Physics and Engin Physics
An introduction to the processes underlying observed weather phenomena. Topics include thermodynamic processes; stability and convection; radiation and heat budget. The dynamics of the atmosphere and its circulation are described, and related to synoptic meteorology. Weather forecasting is discussed. There are projects on weather observation and forecasting.
Prerequisite(s): MATH 223.3, MATH 225.3 or MATH 276.3; and (PHYS 117.3) or (PHYS 125.3), or [(GE 123.3 or GE 125.3) and (PHYS 155.3 or PHYS 156.3)].
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