METR 6413 - Topics in Advanced Mesoscale Meteorology

Description
Prerequisite: 5113. Research topics in the areas of cyclogenesis, frontogenesis and mesoscale systems. Topics include "IPV thinking" and its application to cyclogenesis; trapped gravity currents and Kelvin waves; the dryline; rainbands in extratropical cyclones; air-sea instability; topographically induced eddies; generalization of the frontogenetical function.
Credits
3
Attributes
Atmos Geo Course, Grad Atmos & Geo Crse, Graduate level Course, Course meets Liberal Arts req, Norman Grad Div Crse
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018
Offered
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Avg. Class Size
20
Avg. Sections
1