Course Content (Syllabus)
Chemical composition of air - Change of meteorological parameters of height – Barometric systems - General Circulation of the atmosphere - Introduction to dynamic meteorology - Meteorological coordinate systems - The fundamental equations of motion. Scale analysis - The geotropic wind. The gradient wind - The cyclostrophic wind - Thermal wind. Continuity equation - Pressure tendency equation - The concepts of circulation and vorticity - Absolute, relative and potential vorticity - The vorticity equation - Principles of weather modification - Conceptual and theoretical models - Operational and experimental weather modification projects.