08A ATMO 201-503 Orville

08A ATMO 201-503 Orville - ATMO 201 Atmospheric Science...

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Unformatted text preview: ATMO 201 - Atmospheric Science Spring 2008 Section 503 (MWF 1:50 — 2:40 pm) meets in Room 112, 0&M building Instructor: Assistance: Primary Text: Required Info: Dr. Richard E. Orville, Professor, office 1110B, phone 845—7671, [email protected] MWF 9:00 — 10:00 am, or by appointment Understanding Weather and Climate, Aguado and Burt (required). As commonly defined, plagiarism consists of passing off as one‘s own the ideas, words, writings, etc., which belong to another. In accordance with this definition, you are committing plagiarism if you copy the work of another person and turn it in as your own, even if you should have permission of that person. Plagiarism is one of the worst academic sins, for the plagiarist destroys the trust among colleagues without which research cannot be safely communicated. The Aggie Code of Honor states: "An Aggie does not lie, cheat, or steal or tolerate those who do." http:l/wwwtamu.edu/aggiehonor/ Upon accepting admission to Texas A&M University, a student immediately assumes a commitment to uphold the Honor Code, to accept responsibility for learning, and to follow the philosophy and rules of the Honor System. Students will be required to state their cemmitment on examinations, research papers, and other academic work. Ignorance of the rules does not exclude any member of the TAMU community from the requirements or the processes of the Honor System. Anyone who violates the University rules on academic honesty will receive an "F" for the course and additional sanctions as described in the University Regulations. If you have any questions regarding plagiarism and academic dishonesty, please consult the latest issue of the Texas A&M University Student Rules, under the section "Scholastic Dishonesty". Or, see http:l/www.tamu.edu/aggiehonorl. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti— discn'mination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights protection for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the Department of Student Life, Services for Students with Disabilities in Room 126 of the Koldus 0%? Homework: Quizzes: Final Exam: Grade: Week Building. The phone number is 845-1637. Reading assignments and tutorials from the CD. Multiple—choice quizzes will be given during the semester, typically on a Friday. Each quiz will test you on the chapters under discussion. The material on the quizzes will come from both the lectures and the text. The final exam will cover the entire course and represent 30% of your grade. The final exam date and time are to be determined. >90%=A,80—89%=B,70-79%=C,60-69%=D,<60%=F Section 503 Schedule: MWF 1:50 m 2:40 pm Chapter ' Topic 1 Composition of the Atmosphere 1 Structure of the Atmosphere 1 Structure of the Atmosphere 2 Solar Radiation: The Seasons 2 Solar Radiation: The Seasons 2 Solar Radiation: The Seasons 3 Energy balance: Temperature 3 Energy balance: Temperature 3 Energy balance: Temperature 4 Atmospheric Pressure 4 Atmospheric Pressure 4 Atmospheric Pressure 4 Forces and Wind 5 Atmospheric Moisture 5 Atmospheric Moisture 5 Atmospheric Moisture 5 Atmospheric Moisture 6 Cloud Development and Forms 6 Cloud Development and Forms 6 Cloud Development and Forms 7 Precipitation Process 7 Precipitation Process 1O 11 12 13 14 15 \D\D\DOOOOOO-J 10 10 10 11 11 12 12 13 14 17 17 All Chapters Precipitation Process AtmosPheric Circulation and Pressure Distributions Atmospheric Circulation and Pressure Distributions Atmospheric Circulation and Pressure Distributions Air Masses and Fronts Air Masses and Fronts Air Masses and Fronts Mid-latitude Cyclones Mid—latitude Cyclones Mid-latitude Cyclones Lightning, Thunder and Tornadoes Lightning, Thunder and Tornadoes Tropical Storms and Hurricanes Tropical Storms and Hurricanes Weather Forecasting and Analysis Human Effects: Air pollution and Heat Islands Atmospheric Optics Atmospheric Optics Final Exam (date to be determined) ...
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