MET 10
Weather and Climate Processes


Course Description

Introduction to the principles of the sciences of meteorology and climatology including: history of the sciences; origin, evolution and structure of the atmosphere; major atmospheric variables that determine weather; global and local wind circulations; air masses and frontal systems; birth and development of extra tropical and tropical cyclones and associated severe weather phenomena; weather map analysis and interpretation; objective techniques used by meteorologists to forecast weather; air pollution; atmospheric optics, global climate and the processes that produce climate change including "global warming."

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
45737 MET 10 66Z ······· TBA-TBA Terrence Mullens ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-04-08 to 2019-06-28.
Footnotes:
MET-010.-66Z: Online Course. Students must have access to a computer, the Web and an individual e-mail address. Exclusively using a tablet or phone may prevent you from successfully completing a course. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382


Course Details

Units
5 Units
Hours
Five hours lecture (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisites

Note
See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
Advisory
MATH 210 or equivalent; EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273.
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