Sep 29, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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GEOG 4080 - Dynamic Meteorology I


Exploration of the physical forces responsible for atmospheric motions. Topics covered include the wind vector; fundamental and apparent forces; the geostrophic wind; the thermal, mechanical and thermodynamic energy equations; balanced flow; vertical motion and the thermal wind; vorticity; and the vorticity and divergence theorems.

Requisites: GEOG 3010 and MATH 3400 and PHYS 2051
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students can explain atmospheric motions that lead to day-to-day weather variations.
  • Students improve their comprehension of modern forecasting techniques.
  • Students understand the physical forces that are responsible for atmospheric motions



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