85.420 Introduction to Operational Numerical Weather Prediction

Introduction to Operational Numerical Weather Prediction

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 36535
Status Active

In this class, the student will learn the structure and science behind modern numerical weather prediction models and how to use them to solve real-world issues facing modern meteorological consultants. The student will learn how to operate and apply a modern numerical weather prediction model to study such issues as offshore wind farm siting, solar power prediction, and energy load forecasting. Students should be prepared to use Linux-based PC's (supplied) to perform and submit projects.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Reqs: 87.202 Earth & Environ Systems II, and 85.234 Scientific FORTRAN Programming.