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U640-100 Weather and Climate

Weather involves powerful and extensive physical forces that affect economic and political affairs worldwide. This survey-level course explores Earth’s atmospheric environment. Topics in the course include the chemical and physical structure of the atmosphere; the nature and variability of winds; the causes for the observed seasonal and spatial temperature patterns; cloud and precipitation formation; atmospheric optics; atmospheric circulation regimes; severe weather systems; weather forecasting; and climatic change.

Course Syllabus



Course Information
PrerequisitesNone; Appropriate for advanced high school and first-year or higher college students
Credits3 undergraduate credits
Assignments & ExamsSee Syllabus
Delivery MethodPrint
Course Start DateDate payment received
Course End Date1 year after start date
Registration DeadlineNone
Costs
Course Tuition*$981
Administrative Fee$75 (nonrefundable)
Total Tuition and Fees$1056 (not including materials)
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Course Materials
Meteorology
(ISBN: 0132667010) Edition: 5th

U640-100 Course Guide
Edition: current
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