2016-2017 General Catalog 
    Mar 23, 2018  
2016-2017 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATMOS 6230 - Mesoscale Meteorology

3 Credit(s)

Enrollment Requirement: Prerequisites: ATMOS 6010 .
Components: Lecture

Quantitative description of cumulus convection, multicell and supercell storms, tropical cyclones, local circulations (thermal and terrain forcing), and downslope windstorms. Whenever possible, we will undertake real-time examination of storms as the may develop around the country. Emphasis is on using observed characteristics to develop a physical and dynamical understanding of phenomena over a range of scales. Students will undertake evaluation of recent literature or an independent research paper.

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