Meteorology (MLG) - Rock County

Courses

MLG 100   Introduction to Meteorology   3 Units

The study of the conditions & the processes of the atmosphere that constitute weather. This includes both description & explanation of various atmospheric processes. Topics include: solar energy budget, heating of the atmosphere, temperature, air pressure, winds, atmospheric moisture, precipitation, air masses, fronts, mid-latitude cyclones, thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, analysis of weather maps & forecasting

MLG 110   Global Climate Studies   4 Units

The study of the conditions & the processes of the atmosphere that constitute climate. This includes both description & explanation of various global & regional climate processes. Topics include: Observing the Earth's climate, Earth's energy budget, Air/Sea Interactions, Paleoclimates, Global Circulations, Natural & Anthropogenic causes of Climate Change, Climate Classification & the climate future.