MET4300_Exam1_Review

MET4300_Exam1_Review - MET 4300 Severe Weather Spring 2012...

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MET 4300 Severe Weather Exam #1 Review Spring 2012 p. 1 of 2 The exam will be a close book exam. Exam composition: 60% multiple choice/short answer (30 questions); 40% explain, draw and explain, or brief essay (chose 4 out of 5 questions). You will have whole 50 minutes (could be 30 minutes longer if needed). We will begin promptly at 11:00AM. Bring pencils, erasers, and a calculator. LECTURE 1: Severe weather introduction 1. What is severe weather? (Slide #11) a. Large damaging hail: > 20mm b. Damaging wind: >50 kt c. Tonado 2. Scales of atmosphere motion: slide #14 LECTURE 2: Properties of atmosphere 3. Tropopause height as a function of latitudes: slide #11 & textbook page 4/fig 13 4. Moisture variables: definitions of vapor pressure, saturation vapor pressure, relative humidity, and dew points: slides #17-19 & textbook Page 9-11 & homework #1 LECTURE 3: Meteorological measurements 5. Time conversion: UTC to local time (Slide 2, Ex. 2.1) 6.
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course MET 4300 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at FIU.

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