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Atmospheric Sciences
Chair: Bruce Wade, EMS E404, (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-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. 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.
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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 801-812.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   3 LEC 401 20009 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MW 09/05-12/14 Frederick, James EMS E180  
Consent required to audit.
NS+   3 LEC 402 22647 - 09/05-12/14 Oser, Alex 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 20656 1:00 PM-2:50 PM M 09/11-12/14 Picha, Chelsea EMS E169  
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 802 20010 3:00 PM-4:50 PM M 09/11-12/14 Picha, Chelsea EMS E169  
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 803 20011 5:00 PM-6:50 PM M 09/11-12/14 Picha, Chelsea EMS E169  
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 804 20012 11:00 AM-12:50 PM T 09/05-12/14 Prince, Kevin EMS E169  
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 805 20965 1:00 PM-2:50 PM T 09/05-12/14 Prince, Kevin EMS E169  
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 806 20966 3:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/05-12/14 Prince, Kevin EMS E169  
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 807 20854 1:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/05-12/14 Mastilovic, Ilijana EMS E169  
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 808 20855 11:00 AM-12:50 PM R 09/05-12/14 Mastilovic, Ilijana EMS E169  
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 809 23123 1:00 PM-2:50 PM R 09/05-12/14 Mastilovic, Ilijana EMS E169  
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 21067 - 09/05-12/14 Nevius, David ONLINE WEB  
Please note: Online courses may require proctored exams.
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.
A 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 (FEE) 3 LEC 202 22689 - 09/05-12/14 Thielke, Timothy ONLINE WEB  
Please note: Online courses may require proctored exams.
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.
A 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 (FEE) 3 LEC 201 22554 - 09/05-12/14 Augustine, Stephen ONLINE WEB  
Please note: Online courses may require proctored exams.
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.
A 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:
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 14286 - 09/05-12/14 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 14287 - 09/05-12/14 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 14288 - 09/05-12/14 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 14289 - 09/05-12/14 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 14290 - 09/05-12/14 Roebber, Paul ROOM TBA  

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: 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 17318 - 09/05-12/14 Evans, Allen OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 102 17319 - 09/05-12/14 Kahl, Jonathan OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 103 17320 - 09/05-12/14 Kravtsov, Sergey OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 104 17321 - 09/05-12/14 Larson, Vincent OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 105 17322 - 09/05-12/14 Roebber, Paul 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:
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 17596 - 09/05-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  

ATM SCI-330: Air-Pollution Meteorology (3 units; U/G )

Pollutant sources and sinks, fundamental pollutant chemistry, monitoring techniques, averaging boundary layers and turbulence, diffusion theories, diffusion models, regional and global-scale pollution problems.

Notes:
Prereq: Atm Sci 240(P); Chem 102(P); stats course recom.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 25183 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Kahl, Jonathan EMS E160  

ATM SCI-350: Atmospheric Thermodynamics (3 units; U/G )

Radiant energy, sensible heat, and atmospheric thermodynamics; the gas laws; hydrostatic and psychrometric equations; dry and moist convection; clouds and their physical and energy relations. Optional field exercise.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Physics 210(P); Math 232(P); Atm Sci 240(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 25184 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Kahl, Jonathan EMS E160  

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 17595 - 09/05-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  

ATM SCI-500: Statistical Methods in Atmospheric Sciences (3 units; U/G )

Mathematical and statistical tools applicable to the investigation of atmospheric problems; the nature and treatment of atmospheric data.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Atm Sci 240(P) or 350(P), & Math 232(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 25186 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/05-12/14 Kravtsov, Sergey EMS W434  

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 14293 - 09/05-12/14 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 IND 002 14294 - 09/05-12/14 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
    1 IND 003 14295 - 09/05-12/14 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
    1 IND 004 14296 - 09/05-12/14 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
    1 IND 005 14297 - 09/05-12/14 Roebber, Paul ROOM 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 17331 - 09/05-12/14 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 17325 - 09/05-12/14 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003 17326 - 09/05-12/14 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004 17327 - 09/05-12/14 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 005 17328 - 09/05-12/14 Roebber, Paul ROOM 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 14300 - 09/05-12/14 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 14301 - 09/05-12/14 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 14302 - 09/05-12/14 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 14303 - 09/05-12/14 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 14304 - 09/05-12/14 Roebber, Paul ROOM TBA  

ATM SCI-761: Advanced Synoptic/Mesoscale Meteorology (3 units; G )

Advanced analysis techniques for snyoptic/mesoscale diagnoses, case studies of relevant circulation systems; role of planetary, synoptic, and mesoscale flows in system development.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 25187 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Roebber, Paul EMS W110  

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 14307 - 09/05-12/14 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 002 14308 - 09/05-12/14 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 003 14309 - 09/05-12/14 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 004 14310 - 09/05-12/14 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 005 14311 - 09/05-12/14 Roebber, Paul ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

ATM SCI-950: Seminar on Topics in Atmospheric Sciences: (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. Retakable w/ chg in topic to 9 cr max.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Numerical Weather Prediction
    3 SEM 001 25188 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Evans, Allen EMS E170  

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 14314 - 09/05-12/14 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 002 14315 - 09/05-12/14 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 003 14316 - 09/05-12/14 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 004 14317 - 09/05-12/14 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 005 14318 - 09/05-12/14 Roebber, Paul ROOM 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 17332 - 09/05-12/14 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 002 17333 - 09/05-12/14 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 003 17334 - 09/05-12/14 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 004 17335 - 09/05-12/14 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 005 17336 - 09/05-12/14 Roebber, Paul ROOM 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 14321 - 09/05-12/14 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 002 14322 - 09/05-12/14 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 003 14323 - 09/05-12/14 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 004 14324 - 09/05-12/14 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 005 14325 - 09/05-12/14 Roebber, Paul ROOM 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 14328 - 09/05-12/14 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 002 14329 - 09/05-12/14 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 003 14330 - 09/05-12/14 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 004 14331 - 09/05-12/14 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 005 14332 - 09/05-12/14 Roebber, Paul ROOM TBA