2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog (Updated Spring 2019) 
    
    Jan 28, 2022  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog (Updated Spring 2019) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AVSC 152 Meteorology & Environmental Issues

Credit 3
This course covers the following topics: the atmosphere, atmospheric energy and temperature, pressure and density altitude, wind, atmospheric circulation systems, air-masses, fronts, vertical motion and stability, atmospheric moisture, tornadoes, thunderstorms, and local winds. Hazards associated with weather, such as wind shear, turbulence, icing, instrument meteorological conditions (IMC), etc. are also covered, as are applications of weather knowledge, including aviation weather resources and weather evaluation for flight. Air and noise pollution are introduced. Pre/Corequisite(s): AVSC 112 



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