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Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
ME 101 METEOROLOGY:INTRO WEATHER 4 semester hours ME-Meteorology
Course Description:    Designed to give students an understanding of important global and local weather events. Lectures explore the elements responsible for weather and climate. Individual topics include global and local energybudgets, geographic and seasonal variation, surface and upper air weather patterns, clouds and precipitation, castrophic occurences (snowstorms, thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods), and global climate change. In laboratories, students apply lecture concepts through use of weather instruments, interpret and analyze real-time and archived data and make their own forecasts. Students may receive cedit for either ME 100 or ME 101, but not both. (NSLD) (R only) PREREQUISITE: A grade of C or better in MA 094, appropriate score on the mathematics placement test, or consent of department. Assessment level: EN 101/101A. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week.

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