The growing attention of the society to air quality and climate change along with the need for its mitigation and adaptation, requires knowledge of atmospheric characteristics, processes, observations, and data collection/ processing. This course introduces learners to thermodynamics and dynamics of the atmosphere, statistical tools for meteorological data analysis, and effects of weather and changing climate on industry and society. The importance of meteorology in engineering, science, and society, as well as the use of climate information in decision-making will also be covered.
Diploma of Technology or Degree in Engineering, Science or Natural Resources.
This course is reserved for Environmental Engineering Technology Degree program. Students will require department approval prior to registration. Please contact Program Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604-432-8539. *Note: this course may have 3 in-class exams on Wednesdays May 2, 30, & June 20, 1700-1800 (*Subject to change).
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