PHY 118 Introduction to Atmospheric Science (3) MPF

Introductory survey of a broad range of atmospheric phenomena with emphasis on how they can affect our lives and mankind’s impact on a changing atmospheric environment. Quantitative, illustrative, and mostly non-mathematical approach to processes that pertain to such topics as composition of the atmosphere, global climate, large-scale weather systems, and the nature of violent storms. Develops skills in the areas of problem solving (using charts instead of equations) and elementary weather forecasting.

Cross-listed with AER. IVB.

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