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ES 1110 Introduction to Meteorology*: Explore the complex and exciting world of weather. Study the atmosphere’s workings and learn about how rain develops, why winds blow the way they do, how the environment is changing and how storms of all sizes affect our everyday lives.
ES 1111 Climate and Global Change*: Come study the truth about hot topic environmental issues such as global warming and the greenhouse effect, nuclear winter and the possibility of another ice age.
ES 1115 Severe and Unusual Weather*: Be prepared for a class that will blow you away. This class explores thunderstorms and tornadoes, El Niños and hurricanes. Train to be a certified severe weather spotter.
ES 1116 Weather Analysis and Forecasting I: Take advantage of the latest and most up-to-date weather information to learn how weather forecasts are made.
ES 1117 Weather Forecasting II: Learn to interpret the weather and make your own forecast.
ES 2116 Weather Forecasting III: Learn how to use all available weather data to independently prepare your own weather forecast.
ES 2117 Weather Forecasting IV: Prepare your own daily weather forecast for the College of DuPage Meteorology homepage.
ES 2110 Intermediate Meteorology: A real first look at the complex and wonderful work of meteorology. Learn about the basics of meteorology in ways you never thought possible. Applies physics and math to all the basic weather concepts.
ES 2115 Mesoscale Meteorology: In depth study of meteorological phenomena with short temporal and small spatial scales. Topics will include tools for mesoscale analysis, mesoscale modeling, thermally-forced circulations, fog, mesoscale winter events, and the morphology of convective systems including squall lines, mesoscale convective systems and supercells and their associated threats including flash floods and tornadoes. Other topics of current research interest will also be covered.