ATOC4500 Schedule

SCHEDULE

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SCHEDULE

# DATE
TOPIC
Reading
Assignm
Lab
01
25 Aug
1 Overview



02
27 Aug

Ch
1+2

METAR, SYNOP, station plot
03
1 Sept
2 Fundamentals Ch4


Surface chart
04
3 Sept
3 Kinematics
HW#1
05
8 Sept
4 Forces & Wind
Ch7
 Quiz #1
 
850mb/700mb
06
10 Sept


HW#2 500 mb
07
15 Sept



Quiz #2
08
17 Sept


HW #3 300 mb, Thickness
09
22
Sept



Forecasting methods
10
24 Sept
EXAM I

HW
#4

11
29 Sept
5 Fronts & Air masses
Ch 8 & 9
WD #1
12
1 Oct


WD #1
13
6 Oct
6 Mid-latitude cyclones Ch 10 WD #2; Quiz
#3


14
8 Oct
7 Satellite and Radar anaysis
WD #2; HW#5

15
13 Oct


WD #3; Quiz #4

16
15 Oct
8 Thermodynamics Ch 8 & 9
WD #3;
HW#6
Skew-T/log-p
17
20 Oct


WD #4; Quiz #5
Numerical weather prediction
18
22 Oct
 

WD #4; HW#7
Isentopic
analysis
19
27 Oct
Exam II

WD #5 Q-vector & omega analysis
20
29 Oct



WD #5
Operational NCEP analysis
21
3 Nov


WD #1; Quiz #6

22
5 Nov



WD #1;
HW#8

23
10 Nov
8 Jet Streams
Ch 11
WD #2; Quiz #7

24
12 Nov


WD #2; HW#9
25
17 Nov
VISIT NWS

WD #3;

26
19 Nov


WD #3; HW#10


Fall
Break


27
1 Dec


WD #4; Quiz
#8

28
3 Dec


WD #4

29
8 Dec
Exam III

WD #5
30
10 Dec


WD #5



 

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