444slides.01.011007

444slides.01.011007 - basic forecast process and briefing...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–10. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Download from the class website…
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Stealing a page from Dr. Lackmann… What have people said about 444? “Instructor enjoyed teaching the course and it showed.” “Lectures are crucial to learning.” “Expectations are set high and that’s a plus.” “I learned a TON.” “Very effective and challenging course.” “Instructor is sometimes too sarcastic.” “It is easy to miss points in lecture while trying to write notes on things that aren’t on the powerpoints.” “Sometimes the labs took a long time and seemed ahead of or beyond what we had learned. Sometimes you assume we know certain ideas/concepts when we don’t.” “I feel that a bit too much time was spent on convection.” “Having the forecast city picked in the AM surprisingly works ok.” “Briefings are getting too complicated!” A word of explanation
Background image of page 2
Schedule for the next couple of weeks Wed 10 Jan regular class Thu 11 Jan regular class Mon 15 Jan NO CLASS: MLK Jr. holiday Tue 16 Jan
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 4
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 6
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 8
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 10
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: basic forecast process and briefing overview; Dr. P briefs Wed 17 Jan in-class lab exercise; Dr. P briefs Thu 18 Jan NO CLASS Mon 22 Jan Q&A on lab with Ben, finish lab in class; Dr. P out of town Tue 23 Jan regular class; student briefings begin Wed 24 Jan regular class; student briefing Thu 25 Jan in-class lab; student briefing This is a class about phenomena and processes viewed through the lens of dynamical understanding applied to analysis and forecasting The primary emphasis is on the mesoscale . Temporal and spatial scales of atmospheric phenomena Lower troposphere Middle-upper troposphere Orlanskis definition of scales for atmospheric motion Definitions of scales from various historical authors Kinetic energy as a function of scale (Vinnichenko) Atmospheric phenomena sorted in terms of Rossby number This class: Much of what we call the weather actually has mesoscale structure synoptic UVVs mesoscale radar structures...
View Full Document

Page1 / 10

444slides.01.011007 - basic forecast process and briefing...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 10. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online