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Dr. Alex DeCaria
Syllabus and other information available on the MU Desire2Learn (D2L) site.
e-mail:  alex.decaria@millersville.edu

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Lecture Notes: These are the notes that I use to prepare and deliver my lecture.  They are provided here as an additional resource for students.  However, they are not guaranteed to be complete, accurate, or up-to-date, and should not be viewed as a replacement for taking notes in class.  Should these notes conflict with anything I have stated or demonstrated in class, then what it is presented in class takes precedence.  Please bring any discrepancies to my attention.
 
Number
Topic
Optional Reading
(Ahrens)
Answers to Exercises
(if applicable)
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Math and Physics Review
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1 Composition and Structure Chapter 1
Answers
2 Thermodynamics Chapter 2
Answers
3 Radiation Chapter 2
Answers
4 Seasons Chapter 3
 Answers
5 Temperature Chapter 3
 
6 Humidity Chapter 4
Answers
7 Stability Chapter 6
Answers
8 Thermodynamic Diagrams -

9 Clouds and Fog    Online Cloud Atlas
Chapter 5
 
10 Precipitation Chapter 7
 
11 Wind Chapter 8
Answers
12 Thickness and Thermal Wind -
Answers
13 Small-scale Circulations Chapter 9
 
14 Global Circulation Chapter 10
 
15 Air Masses and Fronts Chapter 11
 
16 Extratropical Cyclones Chapter 12
 
17 Thunderstorms and Tornadoes Chapter 14