An introduction to atmospheric science including climate, cloud types and structure, fronts and cyclones, precipitation, severe storms, and air pollution. Upon successful completion of this course students will have an understanding of the Earth’s atmospheric systems, weather forecasting, and the impact of weather on humanity.
Basic concepts of weather forecasting are introduced. Investigations will include examination of precipitation processes, severe weather, circulation systems, and air pollution. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have an understanding of the physical factors that affect the atmosphere as well as experience analyzing meteorological data and forecasting
How This Course Works
Courses are completely online: lectures, discussion boards, and even group projects.
You’ll be able to view course materials a full week before the class starts.
Once courses begin, assignments are due each week.
Need help or have questions? In addition to instructor access, every student receives support from an advisor.