ATMS 617 - Airflow, Weather Dynamics, and Forecasting
(4 units)Mathematical description of atmospheric motions; life cycle of weather systems; weather analysis using maps and computer techniques.
Grading Basis: Graded Units of Lecture: 4 Offered: Every Spring
Student Learning Outcomes Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. demonstrate a fundamental understanding of the origins of the key atmospheric equations. 2. apply the equations to the diagnoses of various atmospheric phenomena. 3. differentiate physical processes at multiple atmospheric scales of motion. 4. apply the Equations to the Prediction of Atmospheric Motions.