Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences

Meteorology 301 - General Meteorology

HPC Surface Plot
Latest surface analysis from Hydrometeorological Prediction Center.

Class Description

This course will introduce students to the global distribution of temperature, wind, and atmospheric constituents; atmospheric thermodynamics, radiative transfer, global energy balance, storms and clouds, and introductory dynamics.


  • Math 166
  • Credit or enrollment in Phys 222

Meeting Times

MTWF - 9am - 2026 Agronomy Hall

Dave Flory

Meet the Instructor

Dave Flory
Senior Lecturer/Research Assistant
3101 Agronomy Hall
Phone: (515) 294-0264
Office Hours: M 12-2pm, R 2pm-3pm
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Class News & Updates

Problem Set #11 Assigned

Problem Set #11 is due on Friday, April 27.

IDV Analysis Bundles

The new IDV bundles can be found by following 'Weather Links' in the left menu bar.

Weather News

Daily Weather Story

Click the image to see the most recent NWS weather story for central Iowa.

Important Dates

January 16: University Holiday - No Class
March 5: Mid-Semester
March 12-16: Spring break
March 22 - March 24: NWA Severe Storms Conference in Ankeny - No Class.
Tentative Final Exam Date: Wednesday, May 2, 7:30-9:30am.