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Fall 2012
Nov 30, 2021
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EAS 32500 - Aviation Meteorology
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course is designed for students who have an interest in topics in meteorology applied to aviation operations with emphasis on meteorological hazards for instrument flight. Topics covered include obtaining and evaluating weather data, review of synoptic meteorology, map analysis, the ICAO standard atmosphere, pressure and altimetry, atmospheric thermodynamics, moisture and stability, low-IFR operations, aircraft icing, turbulence, thunderstorms and associated hazards, and interpretation and use of radar and satellite imagery. Prior course work in introductory atmospheric science and pre-calculus is required. Typically offered Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Science
Department: Dept of Earth & Atmospheric Sc

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

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