Forecasting and Advanced Synoptic Meteorology
Cliff Mass, 612 ATG, 685-0910,
Bond, 526-6459 (PMEL)
Lectures generally MWF 1:30-2:20 PM, but occasionally will occur on Tuesdays or Thursdays.
Lab: 1:30-3:20 PM (T, TH, F), 2:30-4:20 PM (MW)
Anytime we are in our offices. Appointments can be made if needed. Email questions are always welcome.
Outline Web Page
Lots of handouts and web-based materials.
25% forecasting, 25% labs and map discussion, 25% midterm, 25% final
Final: Monday, June 5, 2017, 230-420 pm, ATG 610
Class Web Site:
Goals of Class:
1. To learn the tools and techniques of modern weather forecasting
2. To review more advanced topics in synoptic and mesoscale meteorology
Surface map analysis (both North American, regional, and oceanic)
Daily forecasting at several cities
Student-led map discussions
Regional case studies (e.g., onshore push)