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INTRODUCTION TO METEOROLOGY, PART 3

SC 212           Introduction to Meteorology DVD Lecture with Discussion – PART 3

Class presentations available.

This series of DVD-based lectures concludes a survey of the science of the weather.  It addresses such questions as: What causes violent weather? How can you decipher the charts and jargon that meteorologists use?  How do meteorologists make predictions and how well do they do? The classes are based on a Great Courses DVD series presented by Professor Robert Fovell of UCLA, supplemented by additional material and class discussion led by an OLLI member.

Tuesday, May 19:  Violent weather–cyclones, hurricanes and typhoons; reading weather charts

Click here to view the presentation: Meteorology May 19, 2015

Tuesday, May 26:  Predicting the weather

Tuesday, June 2:  Summary of the course—the Perfect Storm; an introduction to weather and climate research at UCI

Meteorology (continued)

Presenter (via Great Courses DVD) Robert Fovell, Ph.D., Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA

Developer/Discussion Leader:  John Bush, OLLI Science Committee Member

Dates/Time:            

Tuesdays, May 19, 26, and June 2

10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

Location:                 

Woodbridge Onken Classroom

Facilitators:             

Marj Besemer            949-589-9085

mlbesemer@cox.net

Gary Oberts               714-389-6379

globerts@gmail.com

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