Catalogue 2014 - 2015

PHYS 155 Meteorology


3 cr.


PHYS 101, CHEM 101, CHEM 105, GEOL 101, or BIO 101.

Course Description

This is an introductory course in meteorology for the nontechnical student. Topics include the earth-sun system, the earth's atmosphere, the earth's heat budget, weather measurements, clouds, horizontal air movement, stability, fronts, short-term weather forecasting, and climate.(NSP)