Atmospheric Science

Program Learning Outcomes

Atmospheric Science

  • Explain the physical laws governing the structure and evolution of atmospheric phenomena spanning a broad range of spatial and temporal scales; 
  • Apply mathematical tools to study atmospheric processes; 
  • Explain the principles behind, and use of, meteorological instrumentation; 
  • Describe, analyze and create graphical depictions of meteorological information;
  • Demonstrate critical and analytical skills to interpret and predict weather systems using weather products (model results, maps, satellite imagery, etc.);
  • Present and communicate weather analyses and forecasts in a team or individually.

reviewed: 2016

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