Agricultural Meteorology

agricultural meteorologist in the field

The Agricultural Meteorology major integrates knowledge from a variety of scientific disciplines in order to determine how cropping systems are affected by weather and climate, and how cropping systems themselves affect weather and climate.

Learning goals:

1. Summarize scholarly work in an area of study, as demonstrated by a literature review in a creative component, thesis or dissertation
2. Construct hypotheses and/or objectives that advance disciplinary knowledge, as demonstrated by hypotheses and/or objectives proposed in a creative component, thesis or dissertation
3. Conduct quantitative research, as demonstrated by work described in creative component, thesis or dissertation
4. Interpret research results and integrate them into existing disciplinary knowledge, as demonstrated by analyses and conclusions in a creative component, thesis or dissertation
5. Clearly and accurately communicate research findings orally, visually (through the use of images and/or figures) and in writing, as demonstrated by oral presentations and by the creative component, thesis or dissertation

 

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