Atm. Sci. 109 - General Information
Atmospheric Science 109
Thunderstorms, Tornadoes and Hurricanes
Prof. Jon Kahl
||Severe and Hazardous Weather, 2nd ed. by
Rauber, Walsh and Charlevoix (Kendall/Hunt, 2005)
|HOW TO FIND PROF. KAHL:
- In person: EMS rm. W435
- By telephone: 229-3949
- By email: email@example.com
||M-F, 11:45-12:30 or by appointment
- Daily homework assignments: 50%
- Weekly quizzes: 40%
- Attendance: 10%
- Come to class on time and don't leave early!
Please avoid these
disruptions as a courtesy to your fellow students and
to the instructor
- Read the assigned section(s) of the textbook both
before and after the lecture.
This is the most efficient way to absorb the material
and to do well on the homework.
- The syllabus and other course materials are available
Point your web browser to
Some resources, such as the
image gallery, the
Virtual Weather Map Room, and the University of
Illinois Severe and Hazardous Weather web site,
are only available on-line.
- Bring your textbook to class! I will often refer
figures in the book.
- Ask questions! Just because you're studying meteorology
you have to blunder about in a fog or walk around with
your head in the clouds.
- Do not miss the quizzes! Make-up quizzes will not
be given without a
signed medical excuse.
- Get in the habit of watching television weather
reports. This will help you
to put your newly-acquired knowledge to work in your
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