Undergraduate Courses

EAS4370 Physics of Planets
Hours - Total:
3.00
Hours - Lecture:
3.00
Syllabus:
Research Topics:
Space & Planetary Science
Prerequisites:

PHYS 2212 and MATH 2403

In this course we will study the forces and influences that determine the composition, structure and evolution of the planets in our solar system.

EAS4410 Climate and Global Change
Hours - Total:
3.00
Hours - Lecture:
3.00
Syllabus:

The physics behind the climate and its potential changes, as well as an introduction to the policy issues in global change.

EAS4420 Environmental Field Methods
Hours - Total:
4.00
Hours - Lecture:
2.00
Hours - Lab:
6.00
Prerequisites:

EAS 2600 and EAS 3620 and EAS 4630 or EAS 4640 or EAS 4655

Semester-long focus on single environmental project in the local area. Chemical and physical techniques for parameterizing environmental problems, data analysis, report writing, and interpretation of results in societal context.

EAS4450 Synoptic Meteorology
Hours - Total:
3.00
Hours - Lecture:
2.00
Hours - Lab:
3.00
Syllabus:
Research Topics:
Dynamics of Weather & Climate
Prerequisites:

EAS 2750 and EAS 3650 or EAS 4655

A description of physical and mathematical procedures used in weather forecasting. Students will practice forecasting.

EAS4460 Satellite and Radar Meteorology
Hours - Total:
3.00
Hours - Lecture:
3.00
Hours - Lab:
0.00
Syllabus:
Prerequisites:

MATH 2403 and PHYS 2212

Description pending.

EAS4480 Environmental Data Analysis
Hours - Total:
3.00
Hours - Lecture:
3.00
Syllabus:
Prerequisites:

EAS 3610 or EAS 3620 or EAS 4655 or EAS 4740

Data analysis methods used in environmental research are taught through examples. Students learn to implement these methods to areas of their own interest.

EAS4602 Biogeochemical Cycles
Hours - Total:
3.00
Hours - Lecture:
3.00
Hours - Lab:
0.00
Research Topics:
Biogeochemistry
Prerequisites:

EAS 3601 and EAS 3602 and (BIOL 1510 or BIOL 1520)

An investigation of global change focusing on the chemical, physical, geological, and biological processes that cycle the elements through the Earth system.

EAS4610 Earth Systems Modelling
Hours - Total:
3.00
Hours - Lecture:
3.00
Hours - Lab:
0.00
Syllabus:
Prerequisites:

EAS 3620 or EAS 4630 or EAS 4655 or EAS 4740

An introduction to computer modelling in Earth system science.

EAS4651 NWS Practical Internship
Hours - Total:
3.00
Hours - Lecture:
0.00
Hours - Lab:
9.00
Research Topics:
Dynamics of Weather & Climate
Prerequisites:

EAS 4450

A joint research project with the National Weather Service.  Must have approval in advance.

EAS4655 Atmospheric Dynamics
Hours - Total:
3.00
Hours - Lecture:
3.00
Hours - Lab:
0.00
Syllabus:
Prerequisites:

PHYS 2212 and MATH 2401 and MATH 2403

An introduction to the atmospheric physical and dynamic processes that control the weather and climate.

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