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Atmospheric Sciences
Chair: Allen Bell, EMS E402, (414) 229-4836
Coordinator: Clark Evans, EMS W401, (414) 229-4469, evans36@uwm.edu

******If you have any course questions or concerns please notify the office at (414) 229-4836 or email us at math-staff@uwm.edu.****** The College of Letters & Science charges an additional special course fee for Distance Education (online) sections. These sections can be distinguished by a section number beginning with 2-- (e.g., 201, 202). If the special course fee is not listed in the Schedule of Classes, please contact Andy Cuneo, L&S Student Academic Services, via e-mail, acuneo@uwm.edu, or phone (414) 229-2787.
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ATM SCI-100: Survey of Meteorology (3 units; U ; NS+)

Concepts and principles of meteorology; cyclones, fronts, thunderstorms, tornadoes, air pollution, and climate. Interpretation of weather maps, charts, and forecasts. 2 hrs lec, 2 hrs lab-dis.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of 3 cr Atm Sci 100 taken for 4 cr. Prereq: none.
Not open to University Special Students
Enroll in LEC 401 or 402 & any LAB 801-810. Coordinator: Barton Adrian, EMS E434

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   3 LEC 401
49525 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MW 01/22-05/09 Adrian, Barton LAP N103  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+   3 LEC 402
51658 - 01/22-05/09 Frederick, James ONLINE WEB  
Please be aware that online courses use your UWM email address on record for communication. Information related to the course will be sent to your UWM email account. No auditors allowed for this online section.
Hybrid course; LEC 402 conducted completely online; computer and internet access required. Students and Auditors must also enroll in a LAB section, which will meet on the UWM campus.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 801
49526 9:00 AM-10:50 AM M 01/22-05/09 Ryan, James EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 802
49527 1:00 PM-2:50 PM M 01/22-05/09 Ryan, James EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 803
49528 3:00 PM-4:50 PM M 01/22-05/09 Westgate, Andrew EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 804
50278 1:00 PM-2:50 PM T 01/22-05/09 Westgate, Andrew EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 805
49530 3:00 PM-4:50 PM T 01/22-05/09 Westgate, Andrew EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 806
49529 9:00 AM-10:50 AM W 01/22-05/09 Ryan, James EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 807
52030 1:00 PM-2:50 PM W 01/22-05/09 Turner, Teresa EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 808
52693 3:00 PM-4:50 PM W 01/22-05/09 Turner, Teresa EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 809
52694 1:00 PM-2:50 PM R 01/22-05/09 Turner, Teresa EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.

ATM SCI-109: Thunderstorms, Tornadoes and Hurricanes (3 units; U ; NS)

The study of basic processes that lead to dry and moist convection. Characteristic atmospheric structure and cloud microphysical processes that produce thunderstorms, tornadoes and hurricanes.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS (FEE) 3 LEC 201
50456 - 01/22-05/09 Thielke, Timothy ONLINE WEB  

A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section.
Please be aware that online courses use your UWM email address on record for communication. Information related to the course will be sent to your UWM email account.
Some online courses may require proctored exams.
NS (FEE) 3 LEC 202
51562 - 01/22-05/09 Frederick, James ONLINE WEB  
Please be aware that online courses use your UWM email address on record for communication. Information related to the course will be sent to your UWM email account.
Some online courses may require proctored exams.

ATM SCI-110: The Origin, Composition, and Structure of the Planetary Atmospheres (3 units; U ; NS)

Origin of the solar system, its planets, and planetary atmospheres.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS (FEE) 3 LEC 201
51314 - 01/22-05/09 Frederick, James ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section.
Please be aware that online courses use your UWM email address on record for communication. Information related to the course will be sent to your UWM email account.
Some online courses may require proctored exams.

ATM SCI-194: First-Year Seminar: (3 units; U ; NS)

Specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.

Notes:
Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Gateway to the Meterological Profession
NS   3 SEM 001
58639 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/22-05/09 Adrian, Barton EMS W434  
Audit never allowed.

ATM SCI-199: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
45327 - 01/22-05/09 Evans, Allen TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
45328 - 01/22-05/09 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003
45329 - 01/22-05/09 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004
45330 - 01/22-05/09 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005
45331 - 01/22-05/09 Roebber, Paul TBA  

ATM SCI-240: Introduction to Meteorology (3 units; U )

Quantitative approach to understanding fundamental concepts in meteorology. Radiation, heat balance of the atmosphere, thermodynamics, horizontal motion, general circulation, atmospheric observations, clouds, weather map analysis.

Notes:
Not open for cr to students with Atm Sci 201. Prereq: Physics 209(P) & 214(P); Math 232(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
49911 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/09 Kahl, Jonathan EMS E150  

ATM SCI-289: Internship in Atmospheric Sciences, Lower Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic knowledge of Atmospheric Sciences in business, organizational, educational, political or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: soph st.; 2.50 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001
48077 - 01/22-05/09 Evans, Allen TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 002
48078 - 01/22-05/09 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 003
48079 - 01/22-05/09 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 004
48080 - 01/22-05/09 Larson, Vincent TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 005
48081 - 01/22-05/09 Roebber, Paul TBA  
Audit never allowed.

ATM SCI-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U ; NS)

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   1 - 12 LEC 101
48320 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  

ATM SCI-299: Ad Hoc: (1 - 6 units; U )

Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Gateway to the Meteorological Profession
    3 LEC 001
59512 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/22-05/09 Adrian, Barton EMS W434  

ATM SCI-352: Dynamic Meteorology II (3 units; U/G )

Circulation, vorticity, potential vorticity; shallow water equations: Poincare, Kelvin, and Rossby waves, energy and enstrophy; quasi-geostrophy for a stratified atmosphere; barotropic and baroclinic instability.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Atm Sci 351(P); Math 234(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
58640 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/22-05/09 Oser, Alex EMS E170  

ATM SCI-361: Synoptic Meteorology II (4 units; U/G )

Extension of quasi-geostrophic theory to Q-vectors; isentropic potential vorticity applied to mid-latitude weather systems; fronts and jets.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Atm Sci 360(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 401
58641 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Evans, Allen EMS E170  
      LAB 801
58642 2:00 PM-3:50 PM W 01/22-05/09 Harris, Austin EMS W434  

ATM SCI-460: Mesoscale Circulations (3 units; U/G )

Theory, analysis and forecasting of mesoscale flows, including convective systems, polar lows, terrain and surface-forced flows, jet streams and hurricanes.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Atm Sci 360(R) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
58643 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/09 Roebber, Paul EMS E150  

ATM SCI-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U/G ; NS)

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS   1 - 12 LEC 101
48319 - 01/22-05/09   TBA  

ATM SCI-599: Capstone Experience (1 units; U )

Student writes a paper under supervision of an advisor on an approved topic not covered in the student's regular course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 2 cr max. Prereq: sr st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 IND 001
45332 - 01/22-05/09 Evans, Allen TBA  
    1 IND 002
45333 - 01/22-05/09 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 IND 003
45334 - 01/22-05/09 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 IND 004
45335 - 01/22-05/09 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 IND 005
45336 - 01/22-05/09 Roebber, Paul TBA  

ATM SCI-695: Internship in Atmospheric Sciences, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of advanced principles of atmospheric sciences in a business, organizational, educational, political or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for 40 hrs work. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above course in atm sci; 3.0 gpa in the major; cons supervising faculty.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001
48082 - 01/22-05/09 Evans, Allen TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002
48083 - 01/22-05/09 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003
48084 - 01/22-05/09 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004
48085 - 01/22-05/09 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 005
48086 - 01/22-05/09 Roebber, Paul TBA  

ATM SCI-699: Advanced Independent Reading (1 - 3 units; U )

Independent meteorological study.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 3 cr max. Prereq: jr st, 2.5 gpa, & writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
45337 - 01/22-05/09 Evans, Allen TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
45338 - 01/22-05/09 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003
45339 - 01/22-05/09 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004
45340 - 01/22-05/09 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005
45341 - 01/22-05/09 Roebber, Paul TBA  

ATM SCI-711: Cloud Dynamics (3 units; G )

Atmospheric applications of turbulent flow theory. Nonprecipitating clouds: structure of individual cumulus clouds, stratocumulus and cumulus boundary layers. Precipitating clouds: thunderstorms, squall lines, hurricanes.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
59177 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/09 Larson, Vincent EMS E228  

ATM SCI-888: Candidate for Degree (0 units; G )

Available for graduate students who must meet minimum credit load requirement.

Notes:
Fee for 1 cr assessed. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    0 IND 001
45342 - 01/22-05/09 Evans, Allen TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 002
45343 - 01/22-05/09 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 003
45344 - 01/22-05/09 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 004
45345 - 01/22-05/09 Larson, Vincent TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 005
45346 - 01/22-05/09 Roebber, Paul TBA  
Consent required to audit.

ATM SCI-990: Master's Thesis (1 - 8 units; G )

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; cons instr & completed thesis proposal.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 8 IND 001
45347 - 01/22-05/09 Evans, Allen TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 002
45348 - 01/22-05/09 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 003
45349 - 01/22-05/09 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 004
45350 - 01/22-05/09 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 005
45351 - 01/22-05/09 Roebber, Paul TBA  

ATM SCI-997: Doctoral Externship (1 - 12 units; G )

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; admis to candidacy for the PhD.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 001
48088 - 01/22-05/09 Evans, Allen TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 002
48089 - 01/22-05/09 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 003
48090 - 01/22-05/09 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 004
48091 - 01/22-05/09 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 005
48092 - 01/22-05/09 Roebber, Paul TBA  

ATM SCI-998: Doctoral Dissertation (1 - 12 units; G )

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; admis to candidacy for PhD.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 IND 001
45352 - 01/22-05/09 Evans, Allen TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 002
45353 - 01/22-05/09 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 003
45354 - 01/22-05/09 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 004
45355 - 01/22-05/09 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 005
45356 - 01/22-05/09 Roebber, Paul TBA  

ATM SCI-999: Advanced Independent Reading (1 - 4 units; G )

Independent meteorological study.

Notes:
Retakable to 4 cr max. Prereq: grad st & cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 4 IND 001
45357 - 01/22-05/09 Evans, Allen TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 002
45358 - 01/22-05/09 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 003
45359 - 01/22-05/09 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 004
45360 - 01/22-05/09 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 005
45361 - 01/22-05/09 Roebber, Paul TBA  

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