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Atmospheric Sciences
Chair: Suzanne Boyd, 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-soc@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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   3 LEC 401
19364 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MW 09/03-12/12 Adrian, Barton LAP N103  
Enroll in LEC 401 or 402 & any LAB 801-810.
Consent required to audit.
NS+   3 LEC 402
21350 - 09/03-12/12 Harris, Austin 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.
Enroll in LEC 401 or 402 & any LAB 801-810.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 801
19927 1:00 PM-2:50 PM M 09/03-12/12 Fever, Shayna EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 802
19365 3:00 PM-4:50 PM M 09/03-12/12 Fever, Shayna EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 803
19366 11:00 AM-12:50 PM T 09/03-12/12 Prince, Kevin EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 804
19367 1:00 PM-2:50 PM T 09/03-12/12 Westgate, Andrew EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 805
20156 3:00 PM-4:50 PM T 09/03-12/12 Westgate, Andrew EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 806
20157 1:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/03-12/12 Turner, Teresa EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 807
20077 3:00 PM-4:50 PM W 09/03-12/12 Turner, Teresa EMS E169  
Department consent required to audit.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 808
20078 11:00 AM-12:50 PM R 09/03-12/12 Prince, Kevin 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
20239 - 09/03-12/12 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 applicable fees and/or 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
21288 - 09/03-12/12 Mastilovic, Ilijana 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 applicable fees and/or 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
15255 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
15256 - 09/03-12/12   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: 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 101
17954 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 102
17955 - 09/03-12/12   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
18169 - 09/03-12/12   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
25898 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/03-12/12 Kahl, Jonathan EMS E150  

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
25899 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Kahl, Jonathan 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
18168 - 09/03-12/12   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.

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
25900 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/03-12/12 Kravtsov, Sergey EMS W434  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
27393 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/03-12/12 Kravtsov, Sergey EMS W434  

ATM SCI-500G: 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.

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
25900 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/03-12/12 Kravtsov, Sergey EMS W434  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
27393 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/03-12/12 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
15262 - 09/03-12/12 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 IND 002
15263 - 09/03-12/12 Larson, Vincent ROOM TBA  
    1 IND 003
15264 - 09/03-12/12   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
17967 - 09/03-12/12 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002
17961 - 09/03-12/12   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
15269 - 09/03-12/12 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
15270 - 09/03-12/12   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
25912 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Roebber, Paul EMS E150  

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
15276 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 002
15277 - 09/03-12/12   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
25913 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/03-12/12 Evans, Allen EMS E160  

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
15283 - 09/03-12/12 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 002
15284 - 09/03-12/12   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
17968 - 09/03-12/12 Roebber, Paul ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 002
17969 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 101
27855 - 09/03-12/12 Roebber, Paul OFF CAMPUS  

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
15290 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 002
15291 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

ATM SCI-999: Advanced Independent Reading (1 - 12 units; G )

Independent meteorological study.

Notes:
Retakable to 12 cr max. Prereq: grad st & cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 IND 001
15297 - 09/03-12/12 Evans, Allen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 002
15298 - 09/03-12/12 Kravtsov, Sergey ROOM TBA  

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