EAS 4860

EAS 4860

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course will examine the atmospheric processes responsible for inducing variations in tropical weather and climate on daily to interannual timescales. Computer lab visualization and numerical modeling exercises will deepen student understanding of tropical meteorology, develop programming proficiency, and enhance scientific writing skills.

When Offered Spring (offered alternate years).

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: EAS 3050 or permission of instructor, multivariate calculus, and one semester of university physics. Atmospheric thermodynamics (EAS 3410) and atmospheric dynamics (EAS 3420) are recommended, although the latter may be taken concurrently.

Distribution Category (OPHLS-AG, PBS-AS)

Outcomes
  • Develop and apply numerical data analysis and visualization routines.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: EAS 6860

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 12585EAS 4860  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    Prerequisite: EAS 3050 or permission of instructor, multivariate calculus, and one semester of university physics. EAS 3410 and EAS 3420 are recommended, although the latter may be taken concurrently.

  • 12586EAS 4860  LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person