Graham Sustainability Institute

Extreme Weather

CLIMATE 102
ENVIRON 102
EARTH 122

This course provides an introduction to the physics of extreme weather events. The course uses examples of the thunderstorms, jet stream, floods, lake-effect snowstorms, lightning, thunder, hail, hurricanes, and tornados to illustrate the physical laws governing the atmosphere. Participants apply these principles in hands-on storm forecasting and weather analysis assignments.

Credits: 
3
School(s)/College(s): 
Engineering » Climate & Space Sciences
Literature, Science, & Arts » Program in the Environment
Literature, Science, & Arts » Earth and Environmental Sciences
Semesters: 
Spring 2021
Winter 2021
Fall 2020
Spring 2020
Winter 2020
Fall 2019
Winter 2019
Fall 2018
Fall 2021