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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-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 801-812.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   3 LEC 401 49648 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MW 01/22-05/10   LAP N103  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+   3 LEC 402 52226 - 01/22-05/10 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 49649 1:00 PM-2:50 PM M 01/22-05/10   EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 802 49650 3:00 PM-4:50 PM M 01/22-05/10   EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 803 49651 5:00 PM-6:50 PM M 01/22-05/10   EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 804 50449 11:00 AM-11:50 AM T 01/22-05/10   EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 805 49653 1:00 PM-2:50 PM T 01/22-05/10   EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 806 49652 3:00 PM-4:50 PM T 01/22-05/10   EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 807 52834 5:00 PM-6:50 PM T 01/22-05/10   EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 808 54024 1:00 PM-2:50 PM W 01/22-05/10   LAP 253  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 809 54025 3:00 PM-4:50 PM W 01/22-05/10   LAP 252  
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 50644 - 01/22-05/10   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.
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 52052 - 01/22-05/10   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.
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 51696 - 01/22-05/10 Kravtsov, Sergey 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.
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 44059 - 01/22-05/10 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 44060 - 01/22-05/10 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 44061 - 01/22-05/10 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 44062 - 01/22-05/10 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 44063 - 01/22-05/10 Roebber, Paul ROOM 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 50049 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Kahl, Jonathan EMS E145  

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 001 46988 - 01/22-05/10 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 002 46989 - 01/22-05/10 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 003 46990 - 01/22-05/10 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 004 46991 - 01/22-05/10 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 005 46992 - 01/22-05/10 Roebber, Paul ROOM 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 47237 - 01/22-05/10   OFF CAMPUS  

ATM SCI-381: Honors Seminar: (3 units; U ; NS)

Selected topics.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Science & Politics: Case of Global Climate Change
NS   3 SEM 001 54027 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/10 Roebber, Paul HON 180  
Audit never allowed.

ATM SCI-464: Physical Meteorology: 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 54028 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/22-05/10 Larson, Vincent EMS E160  

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 54029 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/10 Evans, Allen 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 47236 - 01/22-05/10   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 54030 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Larson, Vincent EMS E160  

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 44065 - 01/22-05/10 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 IND 002 44066 - 01/22-05/10 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
    1 IND 003 44067 - 01/22-05/10 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
    1 IND 004 44068 - 01/22-05/10 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
    1 IND 005 44069 - 01/22-05/10 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 46994 - 01/22-05/10 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 46995 - 01/22-05/10 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003 46996 - 01/22-05/10 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004 46997 - 01/22-05/10 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 005 46998 - 01/22-05/10 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 44071 - 01/22-05/10 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 44072 - 01/22-05/10 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 44073 - 01/22-05/10 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 44074 - 01/22-05/10 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 44075 - 01/22-05/10 Roebber, Paul ROOM 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 44077 - 01/22-05/10 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 002 44078 - 01/22-05/10 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 003 44079 - 01/22-05/10 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 004 44080 - 01/22-05/10 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 005 44081 - 01/22-05/10 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
Signal detection in geophysical time series
    3 SEM 001 54032 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/22-05/10 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 44083 - 01/22-05/10 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 002 44084 - 01/22-05/10 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 003 44085 - 01/22-05/10 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 004 44086 - 01/22-05/10 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 005 44087 - 01/22-05/10 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 47000 - 01/22-05/10 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 002 47001 - 01/22-05/10 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 003 47002 - 01/22-05/10 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 004 47003 - 01/22-05/10 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 005 47004 - 01/22-05/10 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 44089 - 01/22-05/10 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 002 44090 - 01/22-05/10 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 003 44091 - 01/22-05/10 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 004 44092 - 01/22-05/10 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 005 44093 - 01/22-05/10 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 44095 - 01/22-05/10 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 002 44096 - 01/22-05/10 Kahl, Jonathan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 003 44097 - 01/22-05/10 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 004 44098 - 01/22-05/10 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 005 44099 - 01/22-05/10 Roebber, Paul ROOM TBA