

Course ID:  ATSC(GEOG)(ENGR) 4112/6112. 3 hours. 
Course Title:  Atmospheric Dynamics 
Course Description:  A quantitative investigation of largescale atmospheric motion. Equations of motion are derived from basic physical laws.
Concepts of vorticity, quasigeostrophic theory, and general circulation are addressed. 
Oasis Title:  Atmospheric Dynamics 
Prerequisite:  (GEOG 1112 and GEOG 1112L and MATH 2200) or permission of department 
Grading System:  AF (Traditional) 

Course Objectives:  Understand the basic laws that govern atmospheric motion.
Develop appreciation of concepts such as vorticity, quasigeostrophic theory, and
general circulation of the atmosphere.
This course meets the following General Education Abilities by accomplishing the
specific learning objectives listed below:
Computer Literacy is addressed through course administration, studentfaculty
electronic interaction, and data analysis activities and assignments.
Critical Thinking is central to the learning objectives of this class, and are
developed through homework assignments, lecture, classroom discussion, and inquiry
based learning efforts. 
Topical Outline:  introduction
basic mathematical concepts
conservation laws
equations of motion
vertical motion
circulation and vorticity
quasigeostrophic theory
atmospheric waves
general circulation 
Course ID:ATSC(GEOG)(ENGR) 4112/6112. 3 hours.
Course Title:Atmospheric DynamicsCourse
Description:A quantitative investigation of largescale atmospheric motion. Equations of motion are derived from basic physical laws.
Concepts of vorticity, quasigeostrophic theory, and general circulation are addressed.
Oasis Title:Atmospheric Dynamics
Prerequisite:(GEOG 1112 and GEOG 1112L and MATH 2200) or permission of department
Grading System:AF (Traditional)
Course Objectives:Understand the basic laws that govern atmospheric motion.
Develop appreciation of concepts such as vorticity, quasigeostrophic theory, and
general circulation of the atmosphere.
This course meets the following General Education Abilities by accomplishing the
specific learning objectives listed below:
Computer Literacy is addressed through course administration, studentfaculty
electronic interaction, and data analysis activities and assignments.
Critical Thinking is central to the learning objectives of this class, and are
developed through homework assignments, lecture, classroom discussion, and inquiry
based learning efforts.
Topical Outline:introduction
basic mathematical concepts
conservation laws
equations of motion
vertical motion
circulation and vorticity
quasigeostrophic theory
atmospheric waves
general circulation
Syllabus: No Syllabus Available