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Atmospheric Sciences
Chair: Kyle Swanson, EMS E404, (414) 229-4836
Coordinator: Jonathan Kahl, EMS W435, (414) 229-3949

******If you have any course questions or concerns please notify the office at (414) 229-4836 or email us at math-soc@uwm.edu.******

Please note: 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. 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+)

Introduction to the composition, structure, energetics, and general circulation of the atmosphere. Analysis of weather systems. 2 hrs lec, 2 hrs lab-dis.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of 3 cr Atm Sci 100 taken for 4 cr. Prereq: none.
Enroll in any LEC 401, 402, 403 and any LAB 801-815.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   3 LEC 401 18393 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MW 01/21-05/08 Evans, Allen CRT 175  
NS+   3 LEC 402 18394 11:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 01/21-05/08 Adrian, Barton EMS E180  
NS+   3 LEC 403 20318 5:00 PM-6:40 PM T 01/21-05/08 Frederick, James LAP N101  
NS+     LAB 801 18396 11:00 AM-12:50 PM M 01/21-05/08 Madsen, Michael EMS E169  
NS+     LAB 802 18397 1:00 PM-2:50 PM M 01/21-05/08 Madsen, Michael EMS E169  
NS+     LAB 804 18399 3:00 PM-4:50 PM M 01/21-05/08 Karloski, Juliana EMS E169  
NS+     LAB 805 18400 5:00 PM-6:50 PM M 01/21-05/08 Karloski, Juliana EMS E169  
NS+     LAB 806 18401 11:00 AM-12:50 PM T 01/21-05/08 Weber, Justin EMS E169  
NS+     LAB 807 18402 9:00 AM-10:50 AM T 01/21-05/08 Karloski, Juliana EMS E169  
NS+     LAB 808 33186 3:00 PM-4:50 PM T 01/21-05/08 Weber, Justin EMS E169  
NS+     LAB 810 18404 1:00 PM-2:50 PM W 01/21-05/08 Madsen, Michael EMS E169  
NS+     LAB 814 20320 9:00 AM-10:50 AM R 01/21-05/08 Weber, Justin EMS E169  

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   3 LEC 201 20913 - 01/21-05/08 Verbeten, Joshua ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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   3 LEC 201 33214 - 01/21-05/08 Kravtsov, Sergey ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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

For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
Retakable 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 20200 - 01/21-05/08 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 20201 - 01/21-05/08 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 20202 - 01/21-05/08 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 20203 - 01/21-05/08 Roebber, Paul TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 20204 - 01/21-05/08 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 20205 - 01/21-05/08 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 21931 - 01/21-05/08 Evans, Allen 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 19115 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Kahl, Jonathan LAP 252  

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. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr 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 20806 - 01/21-05/08 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 002 20807 - 01/21-05/08 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 003 20808 - 01/21-05/08 Larson, Vincent TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 004 20809 - 01/21-05/08 Roebber, Paul TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 005 20810 - 01/21-05/08 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 006 20811 - 01/21-05/08 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 007 21932 - 01/21-05/08 Evans, Allen 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:
Retakable 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
    1 - 12 LEC 101 18395 - 01/21-05/08   OFF CAMPUS  

ATM SCI-464: Cloud Physics (3 units; U/G )

Formation of cloud droplets, droplet growth by condensation, formation of ice crystals, precipitation processes, weather radars, cloud models.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 210(P); Math 232(P); Atm Sci 350(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 32196 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/08 Larson, Vincent LAP 258  

ATM SCI-470: Tropical Meteorology (3 units; U/G )

Dynamics and energetics of tropical circulations. Origins and evolution of equatorial disturbances and easterly waves. Structure and dynamics of tropical cyclones. Hurricane modeling and prediction.

Notes:
Prereq: Atm Sci 351(P) or 360(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 32197 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Evans, Allen EMS W434  

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:
Retakable 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 18405 - 01/21-05/08   OFF CAMPUS  

ATM SCI-511: Seminar in Atmospheric Radiation and Remote Sensing (3 units; U/G )

Basic laws of radiation, absorption and scattering, weather radar, retrieval of soundings, remote sensing and climate, weather satellites.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Math 232(P); Atm Sci 350(P) & Physics 210(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 32198 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Larson, Vincent LAP 258  

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:
Prereq: sr st; writ cons instr & dept chair.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 IND 001 18944 - 01/21-05/08 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 IND 002 18945 - 01/21-05/08 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 IND 003 19570 - 01/21-05/08 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 IND 004 19571 - 01/21-05/08 Roebber, Paul TBA  
    1 IND 005 19572 - 01/21-05/08 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
    1 IND 006 20079 - 01/21-05/08 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
    1 IND 007 21933 - 01/21-05/08 Evans, Allen 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. Retakable 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 17910 - 01/21-05/08 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 17911 - 01/21-05/08 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003 17912 - 01/21-05/08 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004 17913 - 01/21-05/08 Roebber, Paul TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 005 17914 - 01/21-05/08 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 006 20080 - 01/21-05/08 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 007 21934 - 01/21-05/08 Evans, Allen TBA  

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

Independent meteorological study.

Notes:
Retakable 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 16013 - 01/21-05/08   TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 16014 - 01/21-05/08 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 16015 - 01/21-05/08 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 16016 - 01/21-05/08 Roebber, Paul TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 16017 - 01/21-05/08 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 20081 - 01/21-05/08 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 21935 - 01/21-05/08 Evans, Allen TBA  

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 16018 - 01/21-05/08 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 002 16019 - 01/21-05/08 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 003 16020 - 01/21-05/08 Larson, Vincent TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 004 16021 - 01/21-05/08 Roebber, Paul TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 005 16022 - 01/21-05/08 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 006 20082 - 01/21-05/08 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 007 22220 - 01/21-05/08 Evans, Allen TBA  
Consent required to audit.

ATM SCI-950: Seminar on Topics in Atmospheric Sciences (1 - 3 units; G )

Selected topics in atmospheric dynamics, satellite meteorology, atmospheric & oceanic convection, air & water pollution, numerical prediction remote sensing, & others.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st in physical sciences or engineering.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 SEM 001 32199 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/08 Kravtsov, Sergey EMS W434  

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 16023 - 01/21-05/08 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 002 16024 - 01/21-05/08 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 003 16025 - 01/21-05/08 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 004 16026 - 01/21-05/08 Roebber, Paul TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 005 16027 - 01/21-05/08 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 006 20138 - 01/21-05/08 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 007 22221 - 01/21-05/08 Evans, Allen 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 16028 - 01/21-05/08 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 002 16029 - 01/21-05/08 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 003 16030 - 01/21-05/08 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 004 16031 - 01/21-05/08 Roebber, Paul TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 005 16032 - 01/21-05/08 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 006 20083 - 01/21-05/08 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 007 22222 - 01/21-05/08 Evans, Allen 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 16033 - 01/21-05/08 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 002 16034 - 01/21-05/08 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 003 16035 - 01/21-05/08 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 004 16036 - 01/21-05/08 Roebber, Paul TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 005 16037 - 01/21-05/08 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 006 20084 - 01/21-05/08 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 007 22223 - 01/21-05/08 Evans, Allen 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 16038 - 01/21-05/08 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 002 16039 - 01/21-05/08 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 003 16040 - 01/21-05/08 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 004 16041 - 01/21-05/08 Roebber, Paul TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 005 16042 - 01/21-05/08 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 006 20085 - 01/21-05/08 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 007 22224 - 01/21-05/08 Evans, Allen TBA