Geography | Dynamic Meteorology
G531 | 25450 | H. P. Schmid


G531 Dynamic Meteorology (3 cr.)
P: MATH M211-M212, PHYS P201 or P221 (P221 recommended), GEOG G304
or G532 or consent of instructor.
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:
quasigeostrophic analysis; oscillations and waves; baroclinic
instability; and cyclogenesis. General circulation. Numerical
modeling.