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Darren Wilton
ATM S 101
Seattle Campus

Weather

The earth's atmosphere, with emphasis on weather observations and forecasting. Daily weather map discussions. Highs, lows, fronts, clouds, storms, jet streams, air pollution, and other features of the atmosphere. Physical processes involved in weather phenomena. Intended for nonmajors. Offered: AWSpS.

Class description

The purpose of the course is to develop an understanding of the physical processes responsible for weather and related atmospheric phenomena. The emphasis will be on how and why processes occur in the atmosphere, while fostering familiarity with the commonly used terminology. Discussion of local and national weather.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Darren Wilton
Date: 05/16/2013