SCI 107C

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of weather and climate. Topics include: observing weather; physical properties and processes of the atmosphere; weather systems; hazardous weather (thunderstorms, tornadoes, and hurricanes); basics of forecasting; clouds; air pollution; climate change. The lab component consists of group exercises, hands-on experiments, and use of the Internet to explore the topics of weather. This course requires regular student access to the Internet.