PHYC 5520.03: Introduction to Atmospheric Science.
This general overview of the atmosphere provides the student with an understanding of the composition and thermal structure of the atmosphere, air mass and frontal theory and weather generating physical processes and their consequences. Other topics include atmospheric radiation, dynamic meteorology, climatology and the physics of clouds and storms.
Lecture 3 hours
PREREQUISITES: At least one 3rd year physics class or permission of the instructor
CROSS-LISTINGS: OCEA 5520.03
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