MR3250 Tropical Meteorology

Structure and mechanisms of synoptic-scale wave disturbances, cloud clusters, upper-tropospheric systems, the intertropical convergence zone; structure, development and motion of tropical cyclones; monsoon circulations. Emphasis on analysis and energetics.

Prerequisite

MR4322 and MR3230 or MR3234 (may be taken concurrently)

Lecture Hours

3

Lab Hours

0

Quarter Offered

  • As Required