ATOC4720 Schedule

 

 

DATE      
TOPIC

Quizzes/

Homework

19 Jan

1. Fundamentals in Meteorology

   – What is atmospheric sciences? Atmospheric Quantities

 
21 Jan

1. Fundamentals in Meteorology

    – Atmospheric quanties and equations

 
26 Jan

1. Fundamentals in Meteorology

    – Weather maps and spatial/temporal scales

28 Jan

1. Fundamentals in Meteorology

    – Weather maps, composition of the Earth


2 Feb

2. Thermodynamics 

    – Humidity, Skew-T/log-p diagram

HW1/Q1
4 Feb

2. Thermodynamics 

    – Skew-T/log-p diagram, Laws of thermodynamics


9 Feb

2. Thermodynamics

    – Skew-T/log-p diagram, Atmospheric stability

HW2/Q2
11 Feb

2. Thermodynamics

    – Skew-T/log-p diagrams and weather


16 Feb

3. Cloud microphysics 

    – warm cloud processes

HW3/Q3
18 Feb

3. Cloud microphysics

    – warm cloud processes


23 Feb

3. Cloud microphysics

    – cold cloud processes

HW4/Q4
25 Feb

3. Cloud microphysics

    – cold cloud processes


2 Mar
Exam #1
4 Mar
Exam revision
9 Mar

4. Atmospheric Dynamics

    – Rossby waves, jet-streak and curvature effect

 
11 Mar

4. Atmospheric Dynamics

    – Rossby waves, jet-streak and curvature effect

 
16 Mar

4. Atmospheric Dynamcis

    – wind models

HW5/Q5
18 Mar

4. Atmospheric Dynamcis

    – wind models


SPRING BREAK
30 Mar

5. Synoptic-scale phenomena

    – frontal boundaries (cold front, warm front, occusion, dryline)

HW6/Q6
1 Apr

5. Synoptic-scale phenomena

    – high and low pressure systems


6 Apr
Exam #2

8 Apr
Exam revision
13 Apr

6. Mesoscale phenomena

    – thunderstorm, tornado, squallines, MCS

  
15 Apr

6. Mesoscale phenomena

    – thunderstorm, tornado, squallines, MCS


20 Apr

6. Mesoscale phenomena

   – hurricanes

HW7/Q7
22 Apr

6. Mesoscale phenomena

  – Mountain meteorology


27 Apr
 Final Exam

29 Apr OOOSuVdfopadsfkoap’fmVmary  

 

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