ATOC 540 Synoptic Meteorology 1 (3 credits)

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Offered by: Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences (Faculty of Science)


Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences : Analysis of current meteorological data. Description of a geostrophic, hydrostatic atmosphere. Ageostrophic circulations and hydrostatic instabilities. Kinematic and thermodynamic methods of computing vertical motions. Tropical and extratropical condensation rates. Barotropic and equivalent barotropic atmospheres.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Atallah, Eyad Hashem (Fall)

  • Fall

  • 2 hours lecture; 2 hours laboratory

  • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): MATH 314, MATH 315, or permission of instructor

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