METR 4624 - Radar Meteorology

Description
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in 3223, 3613, Mathematics 3413 or 3113. Develops quantitative relationships between physical characteristics of targets illuminated by a pulse of electromagnetic energy and the quantities measured by weather radar. Capabilities and limitations of radar designs are studied relative to meteorological applications. Doppler principles, including interpretation of data, are provided. Polarimetric and phased array radar are introduced. Experience is gained in hands-on exercises with weather radars and computer based labs. (Sp)
Credits
4
Attributes
Atmos Geo Course, Fee Category B, Norman Upper Div Crse, Undergrad Atmos & Geo Crse, Undergrad Upper Division Crse
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016
Offered
MWF, MWFTh
Avg. Class Size
45
Avg. Sections
1