85.529 Advanced Forecasting

Advanced Forecasting

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 34915
Status Active

This course builds on the student´┐Żs basic understanding of storm systems and extends their theoretical knowledge to particular weather patterns. Topics include nowcasting, long-range forecasting, snow squalls, sea breeze, and especially deep convection. Particular attention is paid to the structure and development of supercells. Students will also be required to write a special report on a topic assigned by the professor, and present this in class as a special lecture.