Jun 24, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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ATM 4120 - Mesoscale Meteorology


This course focuses on the structure, evolution, and dynamics of atmospheric phenomena having spatial scales between 2 and 2,000 km., which are studied through the examination of data from a variety of observing platforms, mesoscale models, case studies, and multi-media instructional modules. Topics may include sea/land/lake breezes, the dryline, coastal fronts, gust fronts, air-mass thunderstorms, multicell thunderstorms, supercells, mesoscale convection systems, bow echoes, derechoes, tornadoes, and gravity waves.

Prerequisites & Notes
The prerequisites are ATM 3321 and ATM 3331. There is a course fee. This course is offered every fall.

Credits: 3



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