Introduction to Atmospheric Sciences

Course Details

  • Acronym ATMS 301
  • Instructor(s) Robert Wood
  • Quarter Autumn 2017
  • Credits 5
  • Meeting Times MTWThF 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  • Location ATG 310
  • Fullfills Climate Minor Atmos Elective Requirement
  • Prerequisites Minimum grade of 2.0 in each of MATH 124; MATH 125; MATH 126; PHYS 121; PHYS 122; and PHYS 123.

Course Description

Composition and structure of the atmosphere. Clouds and weather phenomena. Thermodynamic processes. Solar and terrestrial radiation. Air motions. Daily weather discussions and forecasts. For majors and nonmajors.