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Unformatted text preview: Review for Final Exam Final Exam • Tuesday December 13th, 2pm-4:30pm • Room CC301 (this room) • 25% of final grade • Combination of quick general questions (about 40%) and some more applied questions (weather cases) • No computers: bring pens and pencils • No calculators or cheat sheets Observations • Satellite – Visible, IR, Water Vapor channels • Radar – Reflectivity and rainfall – Winds from Doppler Radar • METAR – Decoding basic variables from raw METAR • Surface Station Models – Plotting station models Surface Weather Features – Identifying high and low pressure systems – Identifying warm and cold fronts from station model maps – Characteristics of warm and cold fronts, horizontal and vertical structure – Surface winds related to isobars – Warm and cold advection Model forecast tools Model maps: surface and upper-air Raw model output interpolated onto stations MOS (Model Output Statistics) Upper Air – Definition of pressure, and the (very)...
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2012 for the course MSC 243 taught by Professor Majumdar,s during the Fall '08 term at University of Miami.

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Review_120611 - Review for Final Exam Final Exam •...

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