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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-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 801-810.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+   3 LEC 401
48481 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MW 01/21-05/07 Frederick, James LAP N103  
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+   3 LEC 402
50352 - 01/21-05/07   ONLINE WEB  
Enroll in LEC 401 or 402 & any LAB 801-810.
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 801
48482 1:00 PM-2:50 PM M 01/21-05/07 Fever, Shayna EMS E169  
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 802
48483 3:00 PM-4:50 PM M 01/21-05/07 Fever, Shayna EMS E169  
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 803
48484 11:00 AM-12:50 PM T 01/21-05/07 Westgate, Andrew EMS E169  
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 804
49141 1:00 PM-2:50 PM T 01/21-05/07 Westgate, Andrew EMS E169  
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 805
48486 3:00 PM-4:50 PM T 01/21-05/07 Ryan, James EMS E169  
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 806
48485 1:00 PM-2:50 PM W 01/21-05/07 Ryan, James EMS E169  
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 808
51134 11:00 AM-12:50 PM R 01/21-05/07 Turner, Teresa EMS E169  
Consent required to audit.
NS+     LAB 809
51135 1:00 PM-2:50 PM R 01/21-05/07 Turner, Teresa 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
49302 - 01/21-05/07 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
50049 - 01/21-05/07 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
44702 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
44703 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003
44704 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004
44705 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005
44706 - 01/21-05/07   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
48828 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Harris, Austin EMS E140  

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 001
47179 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 002
47180 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 003
47181 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 004
47182 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 FLD 005
47183 - 01/21-05/07   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
47372 - 01/21-05/07   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
The Art and Science of Predict
NS   3 SEM 001
56165 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 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
54508 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/07 Larson, Vincent EMS E130  

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
54509 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Evans, Allen EMS E140  

ATM SCI-480: The General Circulation and Climate Dynamics (3 units; U/G )

Historical overview, the zonally symmetric circulation, momentum, heat and water budgets, stationary waves, the El Nino Southern oscillation, global warming, interpentadal variability in the North Atlantic.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
54510 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/07 Kravtsov, Sergey EMS E140  

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
47371 - 01/21-05/07   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
54511 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Larson, Vincent EMS E130  

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
44707 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 IND 002
44708 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 IND 003
44709 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 IND 004
44710 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 IND 005
44711 - 01/21-05/07   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
47184 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002
47185 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003
47186 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004
47187 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 005
47188 - 01/21-05/07   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
44712 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
44713 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003
44714 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004
44715 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005
44716 - 01/21-05/07   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
44717 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 002
44718 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 003
44719 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 004
44720 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    0 IND 005
44721 - 01/21-05/07   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
Statistical Mehtods, Part 2
    3 SEM 001
54512 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 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
44722 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 002
44723 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 003
44724 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 004
44725 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 8 IND 005
44726 - 01/21-05/07   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
47190 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 002
47191 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 003
47192 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 004
47193 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 LEC 005
47194 - 01/21-05/07   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
44727 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 002
44728 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 003
44729 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 004
44730 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 12 IND 005
44731 - 01/21-05/07   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
44732 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 002
44733 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 003
44734 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 004
44735 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 4 IND 005
44736 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  

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