METO 3 Weather and the Atmospheric Environment
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Processes that influence weather and climate: seasonality, structure of the atmosphere, atmospheric stability, severe weather (hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms), climate change, and the causes and effects of air pollution. Students will use a variety of weather instruments and the course may include either field-work or field trips.