Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences

Meteorology 301 - General Meteorology

HPC Surface Plot
Latest surface analysis from Hydrometeorological Prediction Center.

Class Description

This course will introduce students to the global distribution of temperature, wind, and atmospheric constituents; atmospheric thermodynamics, radiative transfer, global energy balance, storms and clouds, and introductory dynamics.


  • Math 166
  • Credit or enrollment in Phys 222

Meeting Times

MTWF - 9am - 2026 Agronomy Hall

Dave Flory

Meet the Instructor

Dave Flory
Teaching Professor
3101 Agronomy Hall
Phone: (515) 294-0264
Office Hours: By Appointment
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Class News & Updates

Problem Set #9 Assigned

Homework #9 is due on Tuesday, April 20

Exam #2 Review Session

The Exam #2 review session scheduled for Wednesday, April 21.

Exam #2

Exam #2 will be in class on Friday, April 23.

Weather News

Daily Weather Story

Click the image to see the most recent NWS weather story for central Iowa.

Important Dates

March 15: Mid-Semester
March 26: NWA Extreme Weather Virtual Symposium - No Class.
Tentative Final Exam Date: Tuesday, May 4, 7:30-9:30 am.