85.309 Forecasting and Synoptic Techniques II

Forecasting and Synoptic Techniques II

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 7780
Status Active

Explores three-dimensional structure and dynamics of mid-latitude storm systems; capabilities and limitations of the barotropic model; quasi-geostrophic model; and operational primitive equation models. Some mesoscale phenomena are covered as time permits including coastal cyclogenesis, thermal lows, and sea-breeze circulations.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 85.308 Forecast & Synop Techniques I.