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2015-2016 University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EAPS 13800 - Thunderstorms And Tornadoes


Credit Hours: 3.00. Not open to juniors and seniors majoring in atmospheric science. An elementary treatment of the physical structure of the atmosphere and the dynamical conditions that lead to the development of convective clouds, thunderstorms, and severe weather (including tornadoes, hail, wind, rain, lightning, and flash floods). This course will also focus on storm climatology, the socioeconomic impact of severe weather, as well as prediction, detection, warnings, and safety procedures. Analysis of severe weather events will include tornado movies and case studies of ground/aerial surveys of storm damage. Typically offered Fall.