MET 421: Synoptic Meteorology

Keywords

Meteorology

Prerequisites

MET 300. CRQ: MET 360 or GEOG 360.

Course Description

Applications of synoptic analysis, forecast techniques, and fluid dynamics to the diagnosis and forecasting of mid-latitude weather systems. Examination of the lifecycle of mid-latitude cyclones using quasi-geostrophic theory.

Course Format

Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory.