PHY-105: Weather and Our Atmosphere

Basic weather parameters, light and energy in the atmosphere. Topics include: atmospheric gases and their behavior; instability of the atmosphere; winds and their origin: large scale, small scale. Moisture: evaporation, condensation, clouds. Kinds of precipitation. Storms: hurricanes, thunderstorms, tornadoes. Climate and climate change.
Assignments and projects will involve the use of high school algebra.
Listed Under Astronomy 105.
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credits: 
3
Prerequisites: 
None
Corequisites: 
None
Semester(s) offered: 
Spring
GenEd: PS

Course Schedules

Semester Sec Instructor Times / Rm
Spring 2016
1
David Kastor
TuTh 10:00-11:15
HAS 134
Spring 2014
A
Robert Hallock
TuTh 8:00-9:15
HAS 134
Spring 2013
1
Heath Hatch
TuTh 2:30-3:45
HASA 124
Spring 2012
1
Heath Hatch
TuTh 4:00-5:15
HASA 124
Spring 2007
1
Heath Hatch
TTh 4:00-5:15
HASA 20
Spring 2006
1
Robert Krotkov
TuTh 4:00-5:15
HASA 20
Spring 2004
A
Robert Krotkov
TuTh 4:00-5:15
Has 20
Spring 2002 Jonathan Machta
TuTh 2:30 - 3:45
Hasa 20
Spring 2001 Jonathan Machta
TuTh 2:30 - 3:45
Hasa 20