METO 3 Weather and the Atmospheric Environment
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
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.
METO 3L Weather and Atmospheric Environment Laboratory
1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Corequisite: METO 3 (May have been taken previously)
Laboratory applications and problem-solving related to the atmospheric environment. Emphasizes the collection and analysis of weather and climate data.