Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences

Meteorology 432 - Instrumentation and Measurements

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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 - 2020 Agronomy Hall

Dave Flory

Meet the Instructor

Dave Flory
Senior Lecturer/Research Assistant
3101 Agronomy Hall
Phone: (515) 294-0264
Office Hours: MW 10 or by appointment
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Class News & Updates

Spring 2015

The first class meeting will take place at 3pm on January 14 in 1022 Agronomy Hall. See you there!

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Weather News

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Important Dates

January 21: University Holiday - No Class
March 8: Mid-Semester
March 18-22: Spring break
April 4 - April 6: NWA Severe Storms Conference in Ankeny - No Class.
Tentative Final Exam Date: Tuesday, May 7, 7:30-9:30am.