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Thank you for exploring our web site. We would appreciate hearing of your reaction to our course materials. If you are using our site to acquire information for a course at your university, we will appreciate an e-mail message indicating what you find to be particularly useful. Scan the unit topics to see the range of topics covered in this course. By going to each unit individually, you will see a variety of resources relating to the unit topic.

Interested in Taking the Course?

We also are curious to know if your university offers a course comparable to our Global Change course. If not, would you be interested in taking this course asynchronously ? We are trying to assess the potential for offering the course in this manner. We have experimented with administering examinations over the Internet and managing other assignments remotely for a very limited number of students.

Other Web Materials

You also might like to take a look at another web-based meteorology course activity available at Iowa State University. Dr. Douglas Yarger has developed a weather forecasting exercise that is available to anyone on the internet. To view this site and assess your skill at weather forecasting, check out the following URL:

ISU Atmospheric Science

While you are at Iowa State University, we invite you to visit the university homepage and the homepage of our Atmospheric Science Program. If you are an undergraduate considering a graduate program in Atmospheric Science, we invite you to explore our current research projects listed under each faculty member. We intend to continue our Internet-based course development, and if this is an area of interest to you as part of your graduate education, let us know.

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