ATSC 404 - Dynamic Meteorology

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Course description (from UBC Calendar):
ATSC 404 (3) Dynamical principles governing atmospheric motions on a rotating planet. Simplified mathematical models of atmospheric flow based on scale analysis. Application to synoptic-scale and general circulation of the troposphere. Pre-reqs: One of PHYS 312, MATH 316 and one of EOSC 250, MATH 217, MATH 317. [3-0-0]

Instructor:
  • Prof. William Hsieh   Office: EOS-South 162. Tel: 604-822-2821. Email: "whsieh" followed by "@eos.ubc.ca"

    Textbook:
    J. R. Holton, An Introduction to Dynamic Meteorology, Fourth Edition, Academic Press, 2004.

    Grades:
  • Homeworks = 25%
  • 1 mid-term test = 25%
  • 1 final exam = 50%


    Written 2005 by W. Hsieh.
    Copyright © 2005 by the UBC Earth and Ocean Science Dept.