Earth Sciences at Centralia College

Weather and Climate (Science 115)

last updated on March 30, 2014

Explore the earth's atmosphere and climate; solar radiation, condensation, winds, air masses, fronts, storms. No course prerequisites; concurrent enrollment in SCIE 115L or instructor permission.


==> Please note, for all lecture handouts, assignments, and communications as well as the most up to-date syllabus, see the CANVAS pages.

Pat Pringle, Instructor             

NSC 318-F; tele: 360-736-9391  X550 Please do not call my office without leaving a message with your name and phone number

IMPORTANT NOTE: => please add the text weaclim to subject line of all class-related emails

Syllabus for Weather and Climate, Spring 2014

Class schedule (under construction)


Study guide  under construction


Powerpoint lectures and PDF files from other classes using Ahrens

see the Resources link for students on the Earth Sciences at Centralia College home page

Video review form   This is not required for video reviews, but it may give you some suggestions. Use if you like.

Assorted bookmarks for weather and climate class

Pat's collection of climate/weather web links  NEW    (may include pseudoscience, contrarian science; or outdated links)

Meteorology Now login page

Assignments: (these are old: all of our assignments will be posted on  CANVAS   

Weather description assignment


Lectures (for the updated versions of these, see the  CANVAS modules)

Chapter 1           Chapter 2         Chapter 3      Chapter 4 humidity      Chapter_5_weather_clouds    Chap 6 air pressure winds

Chap 7 global winds    chap 8 air masses



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