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Atmospheric Sciences 101: Weather
Autumn 2009

Cliff F. Mass | cliff@atmos.washington.edu
612 ATG (Atmospheric Sci.)
Office hours by appointment
Email questions welcome at all times.

Teaching Assistants:
Adam Skalenakis
Andrew Berner 

TA Office: 420 ATG, 543-6627
Office hours:  M 10:30 AM-12:30 PM, W 2:30-4:30 PM Additional hours by appointment.


  • (1) Either: C. Donald Ahrens: Essentials of the Meteorology, An Invitation to the Atmosphere, Fifth Edition.  2008 or

C. Donald Ahrens, Weather, 2009.  (A supposedly cheaper version of the first book)

(2)  The Weather of the Pacific Northwest. Cliff Mass, UW Press, 2008.

Quiz Sections will include short quizzes, homework and exam reviews, and short demonstrations.

Class Schedule:

Lectures: Mon-Thurs 9:30-10:20am KANE 210
Quiz Sections:

AA F 9:30-10:20 MGH 242 [Berner]
AB F 10:30 - 11:20 MGH 242 [Skalenakis]
AC F 12:30-1:20 EEB 026  [Skalenakis]
AD TH 11:30 - 12:20 MGH 228  [Skalenakis]
AE F 9:30-10:20 BLM 202 [Skalenakis]
AF F 12:30-1:20 GWN 301 [Berner]
AG F 1:30-2:20  Check with TA [Berner]
AH TH 1:30-2:20 EEB 026 [Berner]

BLM = Balmer Hall
EEB = Electrical Engineering Building
MGH = Mary Gates Hall
GWN = Gowen Hall