Homework Assignments

The latest assignments will be placed at the top of the list

Homework#4 (click here to read assignment WORD format)
Global Warming Essay
Due in class on Monday, April 25, 2016

In addition to the instructions above, you may want read over the information contained in the links below before writing your paper.

Global Warming Summary Sheet
Common Attitudes Toward Global Warming

Homework#3 (click here to read assignment WORD format)
Humidity, Human Comfort, and Stability Problems
Due in class Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Saturation Mixing Ratio Table in Fahrenheit

Homework#2 (click here to read assignment WORD format)
Properties of Gases, Vertical Structure, Winds, and Phase Change Problems
Due in class Wednesday, February 10, 2016
We will have covered material necessary to do questions 1-4 after lecture on January 29.
You should be able to answer the remaining questions after lectures early next week.
skew-T #1 (for question 5) pdf format
skew-T #2 (for question 5) pdf format

Homework#1 (click here to read assignment WORD format)
500 mb Weather Map Analysis
Due in class on Friday, February 5, 2016

Answer template for assignment

Link to Page containing the 500 mb maps

Solutions / Grading Notes for Homework #1, 500 mb forecasting assignment.

Class Registration Form
Fill out the ATMO336 Webpage registration form by clicking on the link above. The main reason for this exercise is for you to choose a Class Name for the gradesheet. You will also get 2.5 percent extra credit on your class homework grade, which accounts for 20% of your overall class grade.
Due by Monday, January 25, 2015

Research Paper

I suggest that you carefully read over the instructions provided below before beginning to write your paper. We will go over the instructions in class during the second week of classes. However, we will not cover the topic of carbon dioxide increases and the potential climate changes that may occur until after the paper is due. The research paper should be based on your research. Please let me know if you have any questions or comments.

Instructions for Term Paper and Optional extra credit Topic Statement (pdf format)
Optional Assignment (Topic Statement) due in D2L dropbox by February 3
Printed Paper (final version) due in class Wednesday, March 9
Copy of same paper must also be submitted to D2L dropbox by Wednesday, March 9
Grading Guidelines for Research Paper
Here are some links to offerings from the Writing Skills Improvement Program
The Craft of Writing (for beginners): First workshop Mon, January 25, "Getting started: Brainstorming past the empty page"
Introduction to Scholarly Writing (writing for gened and other courses): First workshop Wednesday, January 27, "Analysis: What is it?"
Grammar and Style (for ESL speakers, all levels): First workshop Mon, February 21, "Playing with punctuation"

Dale Ward