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Core Meteorology

Core Meteorology

Meteorology, once the simple study of atmospheric events ... Storms .. . hurricanes ... tornadoes ... and temperature changes, has grown in the 21st century to include such disciplines as atmospheric chemistry and physics, climatology, and global warming.

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  • Atmosphere (#101)

    This program presents the principles of atmospheric dynamics and how these atmospheric elements are being impacted by the unprecedented burning of fossil fuels. [28 minutes]

  • Climates (#102)

    This program clearly defines what climates are and how weather extremes play a major role in each climate type. [27 minutes]

  • Weather (#103)

    This program presents the principles of weather dynamics, measuraing weather conditions, predicting weather, and the impact of hazardous weather. [26 minutes]

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