AS 232: Computational Models for the Environment II

Course Number and Title: AS 232 (Computational Models for the Environment II)
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Number of Units: 3
Prerequisite: PS 231

Course Description:
A course on experiments with numerical weather prediction models; applications of models on selected problems in operational forecasting, climate change, and air pollution dispersion.

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