May 26, 2019  
2012-2013 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
    
2012-2013 SDSM&T Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATM 301 Introduction to Atmospheric Sciences

Credits: (3-0) 3

Basic physical principles are applied to the study of atmospheric phenomena. Topics covered include the structure of the atmosphere, radiative processes, atmospheric motions and other meteorological processes, air masses and fronts, weather map analysis, weather forecasting, storm phenomena including tropical and mid-latitude storms, thunderstorms, lightening, hail, tornadoes, and regional and global climate.

Prerequisites: PHYS 111  or PHYS 211  or PHYS 113  or PHYS 213 



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