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Byrd, Gregory P Lecturer

Positions

Teaching

courses taught

  • ATOC 1050 - Weather and the Atmosphere
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Introduces principles of modern meteorology for nonscience majors, with emphasis on scientific and human issues associated with severe weather events. Includes description, methods of prediction, and impacts of blizzards, hurricanes, thunderstorms, tornadoes, lightning, floods, and firestorms.
  • ATOC 3050 - Principles of Weather
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
    Explores the processes that influence middle latitude weather including atmospheric thermodynamics, cloud and precipitation processes, atmospheric dynamics, air masses and fronts, and mid-latitude cyclones. Recitations and homework assignments will allow students to apply these concepts to real weather data through analysis of weather maps, thermodynamics diagrams and conceptual models. Recommended prerequisites: ATOC 1050 or ATOC major.

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)