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Course Description

This is an entry level course designed to provide mariners with a basic knowledge of: the characteristics of the various weather systems, reporting procedures and recording systems; use of meteorological instruments found on board ships; interpretation of weather information; interpretation of a synoptic chart, and weather routing.

Notes

Required for the following certificates of competencies:

  • Watchkeeping Mate, Near Coastal,
  • Watchkeeping Mate,
  • Master 150T, Domestic
  • Master 500T, Domestic
  • Master 500T, Near Coastal

 

Books & Supplies:

  • Student Manual
  • Textbook – Reeds, Maritime Meteorology. Latest Edition. (Required)
  • Textbook – Lange, Living With Weather Along the British Columbia Coast (Optional)
  • Textbook – The Wind came all Ways, A Quest to Understanding Winds, Waves, and Weather in the Georgia basin (Optional)
  • Textbook – Ahrens, Meteorology Today (Optional)
  • Workbook – Ahrens, Workbook & Study Guide (Optional)
  • Textbook - Bishop, A mariners guide to Radio-facsimile Weather Charts (Optional)
  • Textbook – Burch, Modern marine Weather  (Optional)
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Course Details
Section Title
MET 1 - Meteorology Level 1
Type
Discussion
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
8:30AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Nov 01, 2021 to Nov 22, 2021
Schedule and Location
Total Course Hours
90.0
Location
Delivery Options
In Class  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $1,250.00
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Camosun College is located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia with campuses on the Traditional Territories
of the Lekwungen and WSÁNEĆ peoples. We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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