Forecasting and Advanced Synoptic Meteorology
Cliff Mass, 612 ATG, 685-0910,
Lectures on MWF 1:30-2:20 PM, but occasionally will occur on Tuesdays or Thursdays.
Lab: 1:30-3:20 PM (T, TH), 2:30-4:20 PM (MW), 2:30-3:20 (F)
year the class will be given entirely online through
zoom. Lectures should be given at the same times as
Anytime we are in our offices. Appointments can be made if needed. Email questions are always welcome.
are encouraged to email questions or concerns via
email. We are happy to consult over the telephone or
through a zoom session.
Outline Web Page
Lots of online handouts and web-based materials.
materials will be provided electronically.
25% forecasting, 25% labs and map discussion, 25% midterm, 25% final
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