2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook 
    
    Mar 31, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog/Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GARP 0331 - Severe and Unusual Weather


Credits: 3

Introduces students to the meteorological conditions associated with the formation of severe weather conditions, and examines the impact of hostile weather on human activities. Lectures focus on the Jet Stream and its role in the genesis of cyclones, blizzards, severe thunderstorms, lightning, hail, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, droughts, cold and heat waves and bizarre weather phenomena such as dust devils, Chinooks, Haboobs, Santa Anas, and mountain-adoes.

Prerequisites: GARP 0102  or GARP 0230 .