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2014-2015 University Catalog 
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EAPS 32500 - Aviation Meteorology

Credit Hours: 3.00. This course is designed for students who have an interest in topics in meteorology applied to aviation operations with emphasis on meteorological hazards for instrument flight. Topics covered include obtaining and evaluating weather data, review of synoptic meteorology, map analysis, the ICAO standard atmosphere, pressure and altimetry, atmospheric thermodynamics, moisture and stability, low-IFR operations, aircraft icing, turbulence, thunderstorms and associated hazards, and interpretation and use of radar and satellite imagery. Prior course work in introductory atmospheric science and pre-calculus is required. Typically offered Spring.