Title from disc. Twenty-five recorded training classes recorded at the United States Environmental Protection Agency in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina throughout May, June, and July, 2012.
Twenty-five recorded classes entitled, Introduction to Weather and Climate, taught at the US EPA-RTP May-July, 2012. The course examined the characteristics of the atmosphere, emphasizing its physical and dynamical properties as they relate to every-day weather and climate, focusing on the U.S. and North Carolina. It examined energy forms as they relate to temperature, moisture forms as they relate to clouds and precipitation formation, and pressure patterns as they relate to wind. The course also examined air masses, fronts and mid-latitude cyclones; as well as the development and impact of severe weather phenomena (i.e. thunderstorms, tornadoes and hurricanes.). Disc 1. Days 1,2,3,4--Disc 2. Days 5,6,7,8.