Geography | Dynamic Meteorology
G436 | 2400 | Schmid


P: Mathematics M215-M216 or M211-M212, Physics P201 or P221 (P221
recommended), Geography G304 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: quasi-geostrophic analysis,
oscillations and waves, baroclinic instability, and cyclogenesis.  General
circulation.  Numerical modeling.