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Unformatted text preview: wave motions in the atmosphere, with a brief look at wavelike disturbances at spatial scales ranging from ripples to Rossby waves (Ch 7). Prerequisites: AOS310 and AOS330 Grading: Homework + Labs 40% Lab Instructor: Brett Hoover Midterms 30% 2 midterms. Final 30% Monday, May 12th, 2008 2:45 4:45pm (cumulative). Required Textbook: An Introduction to Dynamic Meteorology , by J. R. Holton (3rd ed.). The classical textbook on atmospheric dynamics on the graduate level. Most of whats in this class is covered in the rst three chapters. Recommended books: Mid-latitude Atmospheric Dynamics: A frst Course , by Jonathan Martin. Introduction to Geophysical Fluid Dynamics , by Benoit Cushman-Roisin. A textbook written from an oceanographers point of view. Good source for review prob-lems, historical background, and laboratory demos....
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course ATM OCN 311 taught by Professor Deweaver during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.
- Spring '08