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Spring 2024
Jun 16, 2024
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EAPS 22100 - Survey Of Atmospheric Science
Credit Hours: 3.00. (NRES 23000) An introductory course for both science and non-science students. A general study of the atmosphere, basic meteorological principles, and weather systems. Relationships of the changing atmosphere to climate ozone depletion, and other contemporary issues.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Indiana College Network, Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Science
Department: Dept Erth Atmos & Planetry Sci

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Lower Division, GTC-Science, UC-Science

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

Learning Outcomes: 1. Understand and describe a wide range of meteorological phenomena using fundamental principles of physics and chemistry. 2. Learn a unified approach that relates the behavior of air parcels acting under forces to the observed weather and climate. 3. Represent weather parameters quantitatively on maps and charts. 4. Identify the principal threat to the stratospheric ozone shield and the gases responsible for the greenhouse effect. 5. Understand the Coriolis effect and how it determines wind direction and circulation in cyclones and anticyclones in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. 6. Identify conditions that lead to the formation of hazardous weather.

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