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Atmospheric Sciences
Chair: Kyle Swanson, EMS E404, (414) 229-4836
Coordinator: Clark Evans, EMS E486, (414) 229-5116; evans36@uwm.edu

******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 403, 401, 402 and any LAB 801-812.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   3 LEC 401 44631 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MW 09/02-12/11 Adrian, Barton EMS E180  
NS+   3 LEC 402 44632 11:00 AM-11:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Frederick, James PHY 135  
NS+   3 LEC 403 53927 - 09/02-12/11 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
LEC 403 meets completely online, computer access required. Associated labs meet in person.
NS+     LAB 801 45952 11:00 AM-12:50 PM M 09/02-12/11 Karloski, Juliana EMS E228  
NS+     LAB 802 44634 1:00 PM-2:50 PM M 09/02-12/11 Karloski, Juliana EMS E228  
NS+     LAB 803 44635 3:00 PM-4:50 PM M 09/02-12/11 Harris, Austin EMS E212  
NS+     LAB 804 44636 5:00 PM-6:50 PM M 09/02-12/11 Harris, Austin EMS E169  
NS+     LAB 805 44637 9:00 AM-10:50 AM M 09/02-12/11 Harris, Austin EMS W130  
NS+     LAB 806 46735 3:30 PM-5:20 PM T 09/02-12/11 Karloski, Juliana EMS E220  
NS+     LAB 807 46736 9:00 AM-10:50 AM W 09/02-12/11 Heinlein, Kaitlyn ENG B38  
NS+     LAB 809 46511 1:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/02-12/11 Heinlein, Kaitlyn EMS E228  
NS+     LAB 810 46512 3:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/02-12/11 Heinlein, Kaitlyn EMS E212  

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 47042 - 09/02-12/11 Kopacz, Dawn ONLINE WEB  
Please note: Online courses may require proctored exams.
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.
NS   3 LEC 202 54037 - 09/02-12/11 Uhlmann, Timm ONLINE WEB  
Please note: Online courses may require proctored exams.
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 53482 - 09/02-12/11 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-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
What is Randomness?
NS   3 SEM 001 53485 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Tsonis, Anastasios EMS E424A  
Audit never allowed.

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 33587 - 09/02-12/11 Evans, Allen TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 33588 - 09/02-12/11 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 33589 - 09/02-12/11 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 33590 - 09/02-12/11 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 33591 - 09/02-12/11 Roebber, Paul TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 33592 - 09/02-12/11 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 33593 - 09/02-12/11 Tsonis, Anastasios 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 51909 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Augustine, Stephen EMS W434  

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 101 47391 - 09/02-12/11 Evans, Allen OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 102 48067 - 09/02-12/11 Kahl, Jonathan OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 103 48068 - 09/02-12/11 Kravtsov, Sergey OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 104 48069 - 09/02-12/11 Larson, Vincent OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 105 48070 - 09/02-12/11 Roebber, Paul OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 106 48071 - 09/02-12/11 Swanson, Kyle OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 107 48072 - 09/02-12/11 Tsonis, Anastasios OFF CAMPUS  
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
NS   1 - 12 LEC 101 44633 - 09/02-12/11   OFF CAMPUS  

ATM SCI-351: Dynamic Meteorology I (3 units; U/G )

The role of dynamics in atmospheric physics; equations of motion; symmetric circulation models; gravity waves; Rossby waves, quasi-geostrophy; introduction to instability of atmospheric flows.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Atm Sci 240(P); Math 233(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 53486 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Kravtsov, Sergey LAP 253  

ATM SCI-360: Synoptic Meteorology I (4 units; U/G )

Fundamental principles; synoptic-scale structure and dynamics; equivalent barotropic model; vertical motions; introduction to and application of quasi-geostrophic theory.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Math 232(P); Physics 210(P); Atm Sci 240(P).
You must enroll in the Lab section (#801) as well as the Lecture (#401).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 401 54068 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Evans, Allen EMS E423  
      LAB 801 54069 2:00 PM-3:50 PM W 09/02-12/11 Grunzke, Caleb 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 44638 - 09/02-12/11   OFF CAMPUS  

ATM SCI-505: Micrometeorology (3 units; U/G )

Surface energy budget; radiation balance and heat transfer; boundary-layer profiles of wind, temperature and moisture; turbulence and boundary-layer fluxes; evapotranspiration; special topics.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Atm Sci 351(P) & 330(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 53488 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Kahl, Jonathan PHY 232  

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 33594 - 09/02-12/11 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 IND 002 33595 - 09/02-12/11 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 IND 003 33596 - 09/02-12/11 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 IND 004 33597 - 09/02-12/11 Roebber, Paul TBA  
    1 IND 005 33598 - 09/02-12/11 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
    1 IND 006 33599 - 09/02-12/11 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
    1 IND 007 33600 - 09/02-12/11 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 44214 - 09/02-12/11 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 44215 - 09/02-12/11 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003 44216 - 09/02-12/11 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004 44217 - 09/02-12/11 Roebber, Paul TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 005 44218 - 09/02-12/11 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 006 46240 - 09/02-12/11 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 007 48074 - 09/02-12/11 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 33601 - 09/02-12/11 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 33602 - 09/02-12/11 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 33603 - 09/02-12/11 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 33604 - 09/02-12/11 Roebber, Paul TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 33605 - 09/02-12/11 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 33606 - 09/02-12/11 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 33607 - 09/02-12/11 Evans, Allen TBA  

ATM SCI-705: Air Pollution Modeling (3 units; G )

Computational techniques for determining surface fluxes of heat and momentum. Numerical methods for solving advection and diffusion problems; statistical diffusion modeling.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 53489 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Kahl, Jonathan EMS W434  

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 33608 - 09/02-12/11 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 002 33609 - 09/02-12/11 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 003 33610 - 09/02-12/11 Larson, Vincent TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 004 33611 - 09/02-12/11 Roebber, Paul TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 005 33612 - 09/02-12/11 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 006 33613 - 09/02-12/11 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 007 33614 - 09/02-12/11 Evans, Allen 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 33615 - 09/02-12/11 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 002 33616 - 09/02-12/11 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 003 33617 - 09/02-12/11 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 004 33618 - 09/02-12/11 Roebber, Paul TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 005 33619 - 09/02-12/11 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 006 33620 - 09/02-12/11 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 007 33621 - 09/02-12/11 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 42386 - 09/02-12/11 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 002 42387 - 09/02-12/11 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 003 42388 - 09/02-12/11 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 004 42389 - 09/02-12/11 Roebber, Paul TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 005 42390 - 09/02-12/11 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 006 46244 - 09/02-12/11 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 007 48078 - 09/02-12/11 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 33622 - 09/02-12/11 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 002 33623 - 09/02-12/11 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 003 33624 - 09/02-12/11 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 004 33625 - 09/02-12/11 Roebber, Paul TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 005 33626 - 09/02-12/11 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 006 33627 - 09/02-12/11 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 007 33628 - 09/02-12/11 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 33629 - 09/02-12/11 Kahl, Jonathan TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 002 33630 - 09/02-12/11 Kravtsov, Sergey TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 003 33631 - 09/02-12/11 Larson, Vincent TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 004 33632 - 09/02-12/11 Roebber, Paul TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 005 33633 - 09/02-12/11 Swanson, Kyle TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 006 33634 - 09/02-12/11 Tsonis, Anastasios TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 007 33635 - 09/02-12/11 Evans, Allen TBA