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METR 500 : Weather Analysis and Forecasting II

Prerequisites: METR 420 and METR 430GW; concurrent enrollment with METR 520 and/or consent of instructor.
Description: Quasi-geostrophic theory in the understanding of mid-latitude synoptic systems. Evolution and motion of mid/upper troposheric waves. Fronts and jet streaks. Mesoscale and severe weather meteorology.Classwork, 2 units; laboratory, 1 unit. Paired with METR 800. Students who have completed METR 500 may not take METR 800 for credit.
Units: 3
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