METR 3123 - Atmospheric Dynamics II: Theory of Atmospheric Flows

Description
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in METR 3113, METR 3213, and MATH 3413. Continuation of the study of atmospheric dynamics and kinematics begun in Dynamics I. Topics include: natural coordinates, geostrophic wind, inertial flow, cyclostrophic flow, gradient wind, thermal wind, kinematics and dynamics of circulation and vorticity, viscosity, and stress; turbulence, structure, and dynamics of the atmospheric boundary line. (Sp)
Credits
3
Attributes
Atmos Geo Course, Grad credit outside dept, Norman Upper Div Crse, Undergrad Atmos & Geo Crse, Undergrad Upper Division Crse
Recent Professors
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016
Offered
MWF, MWFTu
Avg. Class Size
50
Avg. Sections
1