AES 455/555 Synoptic Meteorology II
Credits: (3-0) 3
Study and application of modern techniques for forecasting the development and movement of weather systems and for forecasting various weather phenomena. Includes discussion of numerical weather prediction and suite of forecasting models run daily by the National Centers for Environmental Prediction; use of current software packages such as NCL and GEMPAK for analyzing observed data and model output: interpreting weather phenomena in terms of dynamical theories; forecasting of convective weather phenomena; understanding the use of Model Output Statistics (MOS).
For AES 455, AES 450 or permission of instructor. For AES 555, graduate standing.
Notes: Students enrolled in AES 555 will be held to a higher standard than those enrolled in AES 455/455L.
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