EAS 3420

EAS 3420

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Introduction to the basic equations and techniques used to understand motion in the atmosphere, with an emphasis on the space and time scales typical of storm systems (the synoptic scale). Derives the governing equations of atmospheric flow from first principles and applies them to middle latitude and tropical meteorology. Topics include balanced flow, atmospheric waves, circulation, and vorticity.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: familiarity with multivariate calculus (e.g., MATH 2130, MATH 2220, or MATH 2930 or equivalent); one semester of university physics.

Distribution Category (OPHLS-AG, PBS-AS)

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 10467 EAS 3420   LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: Familiarity with multivariate calculus (MATH 2930, MATH 2130, or MATH 2220 or equivalent); one semester of university physics.