Andrew Bush

Professor, Faculty of Science - Earth & Atmospheric Sciences Admin

Fall Term 2021 (1770)

EAS 270 - The Atmosphere

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to weather. Atmospheric composition, vertical structure and energetics. Humidity and clouds, stratification and instability. Atmospheric motion on the global and synoptic scales. Air masses, fronts and storms. Introduction to weather maps, weather analysis and numerical weather prediction models. Weather map discussions. Prerequisite: Any 100-level Mathematics or Physics course, or SCI 100.

LECTURE A1 (44938)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
MWF 13:00 - 13:50 (ESB 3-27)

Winter Term 2022 (1780)

EAS 202 - Violent Weather

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

A survey of severe and unusual weather, with emphasis on tornadoes, hurricanes, hail and lightning. The scientific basis for the occurrence of these phenomena is presented along with practical precautions which may be taken to minimize their danger. Computer simulation and videos are used to illustrate how the weather systems work. Prerequisite: Any 100-level Science course. [Faculty of Science]

LECTURE B1 (71386)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
MWF 09:00 - 09:50 (T L-11)