Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009
COURSE: 17-360 An Introduction to Dynamic Meteorology (3)
Students explore the physics of the atmosphere, including the thermodynamics of dry and moist air, the equations of motion on a rotating Earth, atmospheric motions under balanced forces, variations in wind and pressure fields and their relation to “weather,” numerical modeling of the atmosphere and the application of principles to forecasting. Prerequisite: 17-215. Offered: As needed, RMVL.