Upon successful completion of this course,the students will:
1) Understand the structure and life cycle of weather systems
2) Be able to analyse quantitatively the characteristics of meteorological systems
3) Understand the prevailing meteorological conditions (using weather observations and charts)
4) Be able to make survey of the international scientific literature on meteorological systems
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction. Meteorological coordinate systems. Thermodynamic diagrams. Atmospheric observations at synoptic stations: surface and upper air. Synthesis and analysis of weather charts. Fronts. Cyclones and anticyclones. Rossby waves. Equations of atmospheric motion. Balanced motions.
Meteorological coordinate systems, Atmospheric observations, Synthesis and analysis of weather charts, Equations of atmospheric motion