ATOC 184 Lecture6_Jan25_2012update

ATOC 184 Lecture6_Jan25_2012update - The following Teaching...

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The following Teaching Assistants are holding office hours to provide help on Assignment 1. If these hours are not convenient, please contact these two Teaching Assistants for an appointment: Konstantinos Menelaou: konstantinos.menelaou@mail.mcgill.ca Room 909 Burnside Hall Friday, January 27; 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Monday, January 30; 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Georgina Paull: georgina.paull@mail.mcgill.ca Room 930 Burnside Hall Friday, January 27: 10:00 AM to 12 noon Tuesday, January 31: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Chapter 2 Meteorological measurements Surface measurements Rawinsondes Radar Wind profiling Satellites and satellite imagery Commercial aircraft measurements
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The types of observations seen in the previous map are made mostly by automated surface observations made at least each hour
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The locations of surface meteorological observing stations in North America
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How important is the coverage of surface stations? http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/html/sfc2.shtml
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How important is the coverage of surface stations? http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/html/sfc2.shtml
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A ‘meteogram’ showing weather conditions for a surface station:
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Surface weather includes many meteorological conditions
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regions Weather buoys, such as this one located off of the west coast of N. America, make
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