GGS 314: Severe and Extreme Weather

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Credits: 3

Behavior of weather events ranging from small scale (e.g., thunderstorms and tornadoes) to mesoscale (e.g., fronts and hurricanes). Introduces the dynamical and physical processes, atmospheric boundary layer processes, and coupling between different spatial scales that create and shape severe and localized weather events. Equivalent to CLIM 314.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Related Course
Recommended Prerequisite: MATH 113 or equivalent; CLIM/PHYS 111/112 or EOS 121 or GGS 121.
Schedule Type: Lecture