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[Engineering Sciences 132. Introduction to Meteorology and Climate]

Physical concepts necessary to understand atmospheric structure and motion. Phenomena studied include the formation of clouds and precipitation, solar and terrestrial radiation, dynamical balance of the large-scale wind, and the origin of cyclones. Concepts developed for understanding today's atmosphere are applied to understanding the record of past climate change and the prospects for climate change in the future.

Prerequisite(s): Mathematics 21 or Applied Mathematics 21a and 21b; Physics 11 (no longer offered) or 15 or Physical Sciences 12; or permission of instructor.
Notes: Likely offered Fall 2018. ES 132 is also offered as EPS 132. Students may not take both EPS 132 and ES 132 for credit.

Professor: 

Season: 

Fall

Time: 

TBA

Course ID: 

156491

Subject Area: 

Engineering Sciences

Research Areas: 

  • [Course titles in brackets] indicate that the course is not scheduled to be taught during the 2017-2018 academic year, but may be offered in an alternate year.
  • An asterisk (*) before a course number indicates that a student must obtain the instructor's permission in order to enroll in the course.

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