University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 04, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ATMS 417 - Airflow, Weather Dynamics, and Forecasting

(4 units)
Mathematical description of atmospheric motions; life cycle of weather systems; weather analysis using maps and computer techniques.

Prerequisite(s): ATMS 317 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 4
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the origins of the key atmospheric equations.
2. apply the equations to the diagnoses of various atmospheric phenomena.
3. differentiate physical processes at multiple atmospheric scales of motion.
4. apply the Equations to the Prediction of Atmospheric Motions.

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