Geography | Dynamic Meteorology
G431 | 25446 | H. P. Schmid


G431 Dynamic Meteorology (3 cr.) N&M
P:G304, or consent of instructor,  MATH M211 M212, PHYS P201 or P221
R: PHYS P221.
Introduction to dynamical processes and analysis in the atmosphere.
Principles of fluid dynamics and their application to the
atmosphere. Basic conservation laws and equations of motion.
Circulation and vorticity. Dynamics of synoptic systems: quasi
geostrophic analysis, oscillations and waves, baroclinic
instability, and cyclogenesis. General circulation. Numerical
modeling.