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ATMO.4500 Satellite and Radar Meteorology (Formerly 85.450)

Id: 039362 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


This course explores the theory behind the operation of radar, satellites, and lidar. It demonstrates the use of satellite imagery as a forecasting aid, and the application of conventional and Doppler radar to severe weather and short term forecasting. Additional topics include the techniques used to determine vertical profiles of temperature, moisture and turbulence using lidar and satellite data.


Pre-Req: ENVI.2020 Earth & Env Systems II.

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