How Does Weather Radar Work

Dates: July 12, 2021

Meets: M from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: Zoom Online

Registration Fee: $39.00


We'll cover the history of weather radar and how it evolved into the current doppler weather radar system we use today. We will look at the equipment and the science behind this intriguing technology.

Complete Meteorology Basics Parts I and II and receive a Noncredit Meteorology Basics Certificate from MCC.
Meteorology Basics: Part I
• The Future of Weather Forecasting
• How to Read Weather Charts
• How Does Weather Radar Work
• Weather Fronts and Formations
• How do Thunderstorms Form

Meteorology Basics: Part II
• How do Hurricanes Form
• How to Take a Weather Observation
• How to make a Weather Forecast
• The Earth’s Climate
• What is Global Warming and Climate


Students will utilize the Zoom conferencing application to complete this course. Zoom meeting invitations will be sent via email at least one day prior to the class start date. Students must provide a valid email address to receive the meeting invitation to enter the Zoom virtual classroom.

To view/update your email address, visit and log on to your "Existing Account". After you log on, you will be taken to your "My Account" page. Once the page loads, click on "Profile." You can update your email address and any other information on your "Profile" page. If you make any changes to your information, make sure to scroll down to the bottom of the page and click "Update Account" to save your changes.
Fee: $39.00

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