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Atmospheric Sciences 101: Weather
Summer 2013

The purpose of the course is to develop an understanding of the physical processes responsible for weather and related atmospheric phenomena. The emphasis will be on how and why processes occur in the atmosphere, while fostering familiarity with the commonly used terminology.

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

If you plan on taking the course this summer, please wait until after the first class to purchase your textbook.

Instructor:

  Darren Wilton
  511 ATG
(Atmospheric Science/Geophysics Building)
  e-mail:
dcwilton@atmos.washington.edu
  Office Hours:
  Tuesdays 10:45am - 11:45am (402 ATG) or by appointment

Class Schedule:

  Tuesday & Thursday 9:10-10:40am (610 ATG)
  Wednesday 9:10-11:10am (610 ATG)

Textbook:

  Essentials of Meteorology: An Invitation to the Atmosphere.
  6th Edition. C. Donald Ahrens, 2012, Brooks/Cole (ISBN 0-8400-4993-1)