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What Is This Course? The course is a scientific, nonmathematical description of atmospheric processes that affect weather and, to a lesser degree, climate. The primary goal is to introduce basic weather phenomena and their underlying principles. It’s overarching theme is, of course, the weather
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The Big Four Four units Earth’s atmosphere – where weather occurs Moisture and condensation – by which clouds and precipitation form Air masses and motion – thought which weather is generated Weather systems (storms, hurricane, etc.) – manifestation of weather Four exams Four quizzes Four HW assignments
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Required : Meteorology Today: An Introduction to Weather, Climate, and the Environment, 8th Edition, 2006, by Donald C. Ahrens, Optional : Workbook/Study Guide for Meteorology Today: 8th Edition, by Donald C. Ahrens Course cover Ch. 1-16, except for Ch. 9-10 more belong to global climate Ch. 13 will be embedded in weather briefing
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