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MET4301_1 - 1. Solar energy 2 W/m 1376 S constant Solar 2 2...

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MET 4301 Dynamic Meteorology I What is dynamic meteorology? Dynamic meteorology employs analytical approaches based upon fluid dynamics to explain and describe the motions of atmosphere that produce the weather , and eventually the climate. ( http://vortex.ihrc.fiu.edu/~zhup/MET4301/MET4301.htm Class notes, Username: MET4301, Password: vortex)
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Monsoon.
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S t c
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850 hPa 200 hPa 500 hPa Vertical variation of winds
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Goal of this course: 1. To understand the atmospheric structure, the distribution of temperature, winds, etc. 2. To understand how atmosphere moves and why. 3. To understand how to predict future state of atmosphere. Today’ class: How atmospheric system is driven? Text book: An Introduction to Dynamic Meteorology by Holton.
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Solar energy 2 W/m 1376 S constant Solar 2 2 2 W/m 344 S/4 is surface s earth' the of area unit per by received energy Averaged . R 4 surface s earth' whole the over d distribute is which S, R is Earth by the received energy Total = . Wm 240 about is earth the by absorbed energy averaged The 0.3. of mean value a earth with the of albedo the is where , )-(1 is earth by absobed energy actual the earth, by the scattered or reflected energy g Considerin 2 4 S 2. Radiative Equilibrium model . K Wm 5.7x10 , T E : law Boltzman -Stefan 4-2-8-4 = = C-18 255K T , T 4 S )-(1 240 4 = = = = (tropics). C 40 region), (polar C 40-C 14.3 T =...
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MET4301_1 - 1. Solar energy 2 W/m 1376 S constant Solar 2 2...

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