MET 101 - Introduction To Meteorology
- Prerequisite: ENG 100 with ENG 100T OR ESL 13 & 14, OR Placement in ENG 100 with ENG 100S or ESL 23
Meteorology 101 studies the physical principles governing the behavior of Earth's atmosphere, describes the characteristics of major weather systems and forecasting, sun-Earth-ocean-atmosphere interactions, and the impacts of weather on man and vice-versa, with special emphasis on Hawai‘i. For non-science majors and prospective science teachers.
3 hrs. lect. per week
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of MET 101, the student will be able to:
- Identify the physical processes shaping the weather
- Demonstrate ability to apply scientific systems of measurement to describe natural phenomena; interpret and use meteorological charts
- Demonstrate ability to apply scientific principles, theories and methods
- Assess the impact of human societies
- Critically analyze problems within the framework of the course and communicate this knowledge in written form.
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