Description: Lecture, two hours; laboratory, two hours. Requisites: Chemistry 14A or 20A; Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences 71 (or Civil Engineering M20 or Program in Computing 10A); Mathematics 3A, 3B, or 31A, 31B; Physics 1A or 5A or 6A. Students gain basic ability to understand, communicate, and conduct scientific research in atmospheric and oceanic sciences. Basics of scientific process, finding and reading scientific literature, technical skills, such as data analysis and basic experimental techniques, and communication of scientific findings in oral and written form. Skills taught in context of projects from atmospheric and oceanic sciences. P/NP or letter grading.