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ATMO 521. Microclimatology. 3 Hours N.

A study of climatic environment near the earth-atmosphere interface. Consideration of rural climates in relation to agriculture and urban climates as influenced by air pollution and other factors. Emphasis is on physical processes in the lower atmosphere, distribution of atmospheric variables, the surface energy budget and water balance. (Same as GEOG 521.) Prerequisite: ATMO 105 and MATH 125. LEC.

Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Science

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/geography/bs-atmospheric-science/

The Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Science (B.S.) is designed to meet the recommendations of the American Meteorological Society for a bachelor’s degree in meteorology/atmospheric science.  There are four options, each of which meet these recommendations. 1. General Option This option is for students who want a broad background in atmospheric science.  It is also the most suitable option for those who are aiming at a career in weather forecasting.  It includes a third semester of synoptic meteorology as well as an air pollution course. 2. Air Pollution Option Students prepare for a career emphasizing environmental aspects of meteorology.  This option includes an additional semester of chemistry as well as environmental studies. 3. Hydrometeorology Option Students prepare for a career involving the interface between meteorology and hydrology.  These studies have important applications to flash floods, droughts and water supply.   This option includes additional courses on fluid flow and hydrology from the School of Engineering. 4. News Media Option This option is for students who wish to enter careers whose main function is to provide information to the general public.  It requires additional courses from the School of Journalism.

Minor in Atmospheric Science

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/geography/atmospheric-science-minor/

The minor in Atmospheric Science augments other fields of study and broadens career opportunities. The minor requires ATMO 105 , ATMO 321 , and ATMO 505 plus three courses from the following: ATMO 521 , ATMO 525 , ATMO 630 , ATMO 640 , ATMO 642 , or ATMO 680 . Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in courses taken for the minor.

Bachelor of Science in Geography

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A much more specialized degree, the Bachelor of Science offers concentrated specializations in one of two aspects of Geography: physical geography or geographic information science (GIS). The BS has fewer general education requirements and require solid backgrounds in mathematics and basic science.

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

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...Science ATMO 630 Synoptic Meteorology 3 ATMO 640...Mathematical Physics 3 PHSX 521 Mechanics I 3...

Bachelor of Science in Geology

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...GEOL 316 Geochemistry GEOL 521 Paleontology GEOL 525...Introductory Meteorology. Satisfied by: ATMO 105 Introductory Meteorology...

Undergraduate Certificate in Climate and Climate Change

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/geography/climate-climate-change-ucert/

...Elective Courses 6-7 ATMO 521 Microclimatology ATMO 634 Physical Climatology ATMO 680 Physical Meteorology...

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

http://catalog.ku.edu/engineering/civil-environmental-architectural-engineering/bs-civil-engineering/

...Environmental Engineering students select from: ATMO 105 Introductory Meteorology ATMO 521 Microclimatology BIOL 100 Principles...

Bachelor of Arts in Geology

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/geology/ba/

...Paleontology. Satisfied by: GEOL 521 Paleontology 3 Introductory...351 Environmental Geology 3 ATMO 525 Air Pollution...