Acquaints students with the concepts, procedures, theory, and problems associated with numerical weather prediction through discussion and by writing computer programs to process both real and simulated data. Covers the mathematical basis for various analysis and predictive techniques and their benefits and/or limitations. Students learn about the configuration and capabilities of current operational numerical analysis and prediction models. Fall term. Prerequisite: undergraduate degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science, any computer programming course, or the consent of the instructor. This course is co-listed as MT 4400 in the undergraduate curriculum.
*All course information is from the 2016-2017 Catalog.