May 25, 2020  
2014-15 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-15 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATM 4030 - Physical Climatology

This course provides a climatological and statistical study of key planetary surface and upper-air synoptic features.  The circulation features revealed are examined and discussed to enhance understanding of circulation behavior, with subsequent application to medium range weather forecasting.  The course includes analysis of teleconnections, atmospheric oscillations, creating synoptic climatological data, and forecasting applications to high impact weather events.

Prerequisites & Notes
The prerequisite is ATM 2060. There is a lab fee. This course is offered every even-numbered fall.

Credits: 3

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