### Dynamic Meteorology

• Idiomas: English
• Tiempo de estudio: Varies
• Temas:
Otros temas

#### Descripción

This course presents topics on meteorological motions as it relates to the concept of fluid dynamics. Topics supported review foundational aspects and equations needed before addressing QG theory and vorticity. Further topics covered include: the planteary boundary layers and important features such as turbulence, waves such as Rossby waves and the Froude number, and wind including geostrophic wind and the thermal wind.

### Organización del curso

#### Foundational Concepts

• ##### Gravity for Geodesy I: Foundations Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés
Fecha de publicación: 2017-03-22
Temas:
Geoespacial
(373 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

Section 2 ,"Properities of Gravitation and Gravity" focuses on the basics of Newtonian gravitation and gravity and explores how density, altitude, and latitude affect gravity.

• ##### Instrumentation and Measurement of Atmospheric Pressure Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español
Fecha de publicación: 2018-06-26
Temas:
Otros temas
(120 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

The lesson reviews the key physical laws governing atmospheric pressure, including Dalton's Law of Partial Pressures and the hydrostatic equation.

• ##### Frontogenetical Circulations and Stability Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés
Fecha de publicación: 2007-10-24
Temas:
Meteorología de mesoescala
(40 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

The first section of this lesson focuses on an overview of different stability types underlying many dynamics concepts, including convective, potential, inertial, conditional and symmetric, the concept of frontogenesis and associated circulations.

• ##### NWP Essentials: Structure and Dynamics Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español
Fecha de publicación: 2015-04-08
Temas:
Modelización numérica (PNT)
(98 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

"Hydrostatic vs Non-hydrostatic Models" contains the hydrostatic equation, non-hydrostatic equation, and continuity equation.

• ##### Impact of Model Structure and Dynamics - version 2 Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español, Francés
Fecha de publicación: 2009-11-24
Temas:
Modelización numérica (PNT)
(118 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

The "Model Type" section contains the primative equations.

Topics also include how meteorological variables are represented in grid point and spectral models, differences between hydrostatic and nonhydrostatic models, horizontal resolution, vertical coordinate systems and vertical resolution, and lower, upper, and lateral boundary conditions.

• ##### CESM Distance Learning Course Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés
Fecha de publicación: 2019-06-12
Temas:
Clima, Modelización numérica (PNT)
(0 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

Talk 2, "Intro and Dynamics", from this learning course focuses on various equations and how NWP models are created using them. While there is some programming discussed, the talk can help give context for those interested in this way of application.

• ##### Topics in Polar Low Forecasting Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés
Fecha de publicación: 2004-04-02
Temas:
Meteorología invernal
(27 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson presents an overview of the climatology, formation, evolution, detection, and forecasting of polar lows. The "Disturbances in Cold Air Masses" discusses the baroclinic and barotropic atmospheric concepts.

• ##### EUMeTrain's Synoptic Textbook Opcional

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Idiomas: Inglés
Fecha de publicación: 2014-02-27
Temas:
Meteorología satelital, Otros temas
(0 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This 190-page text, which is based on a series of university lectures, provides comprehensive information on synoptic meteorology and can serve as a supplemental text to a dynamics course. There's a general introduction to synoptics followed by chapters on tropospheric circulation, air masses, boundary layer and weather, wind fields, jet streams, vertical motions, high and low pressure, convective systems, numerical parameters in vertical cross sections, mid-latitude cyclones, the tropopause, and fronts. A number of the examples in the textbook are from Northern Europe. This resource is made available courtesy of EUMeTrain and is not produced, owned or hosted by UCAR/COMET.

#### Kinematics and Flow Balances

• ##### Instrumentation and Measurement of Wind Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español
Fecha de publicación: 2019-03-27
Temas:
Otros temas
(133 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson summarizes the science and techniques used to measure atmospheric wind. The introduction section contains wind fundamentals.

• ##### Topics in Dynamic Meteorology: Pressure Gradient Force Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español
Fecha de publicación: 2013-03-12
Temas:
Otros temas
(27 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This is an interactive lesson on a foundational aspect of dynamic meteorology, the pressure gradient force.

• ##### Topics in Dynamic Meteorology: Thermal Wind Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español, Francés
Fecha de publicación: 2012-03-20
Última actualización: 2016-06-17
Temas:
Otros temas
(309 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson explores the dynamic links between temperature, pressure, and wind in the atmosphere. The qualitative description of the relationships is augmented with "Math Sidebars" that provide a quantitative treatment.

• ##### S-290 Unit 7: Wind Systems Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español
Fecha de publicación: 2009-11-24
Temas:
Meteorología de incendios
(6472 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

The lesson outlines general winds, topography induced winds, local winds, and their processes.

• ##### Gap Winds Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español, Francés
Fecha de publicación: 2003-03-20
Última actualización: 2016-10-05
Temas:
Meteorología costera, Meteorología de montaña
(314 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson provides a basic understanding of why gap winds occur, their typical structures, and how gap wind strength and extent are controlled by larger-scale dynamics.

#### Vorticity, Quasi-Geostrophy and PV thinking

• ##### Recognition and Impact of Vorticity Maxima and Minima in Satellite Imagery Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés
Fecha de publicación: 2009-12-22
Temas:
Meteorología satelital
(90 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

In this lesson, students will identify and predict vorticity maxima in order to predict areas of positive vorticity advection, identify and predict vorticity minima in order to predict areas of negative vorticity advection, and identify the related axes of maximum winds, shear zones, deformation zones, and air masses.

• ##### Deformation Zone Analysis Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español, Francés
Fecha de publicación: 2007-03-22
Temas:
Meteorología aeronáutica, Meteorología satelital
(147 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

The lesson provides an overview of system-relative atmospheric circulations. This lesson covers analysis of air masses, vorticity centers, maximum wind, and wind maxima as they relate to deformation.

• ##### Deformation Zone Diagnosis Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Francés
Fecha de publicación: 2007-11-05
Temas:
Meteorología satelital
(41 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

The lesson provides an overview of system-relative atmospheric circulations. This lesson allows for analysis of air masses, vorticity centers, maximum wind, and wind maxima as they relate to deformation.

• ##### The Balancing Act of Geostrophic Adjustment
Idiomas: Inglés
Fecha de publicación: 2002-11-25
Temas:
Meteorología de mesoescala, Modelización numérica (PNT) , Otros temas
(41 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson is a primer on geostrophic adjustment concepts. It has sections that focus on the Rossby radius and vorticity. It discusses their application for understanding and forecasting real weather features, interpreting model forecasts, and recognizing the type and duration of impact that observations exert on the model forecast.

• ##### Optimizing the Use of Model Data Products Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés
Fecha de publicación: 2011-08-11
Temas:
Modelización numérica (PNT)
(44 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

Part 2 addresses extracting and distilling the large-scale signature from complex and noisy-looking forecast fields using quasigeostrophic diagnostics and takes a quick overview of QG Theory.

• ##### Quasi Geostrophic Vorticity Equation Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español
Fecha de publicación: 2014-09-30
Última actualización: 2014-09-03
Temas:
Otros temas
(1 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This learning object/widget is designed for upper-level undergraduates who want to apply their knowledge of the Quasi-geostrophic Vorticity Equation to forecast situations. The interactivity helps users see how each variable interacts within the equation and shows data for different phase shifts.

• ##### Quasi Geostrophic Omega Equation Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español
Fecha de publicación: 2014-06-30
Última actualización: 2014-06-29
Temas:
Otros temas
(3 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This learning object/widget is designed for upper-level undergraduates who want to apply their knowledge of the Quasi-geostrophic Omega Equation to forecast situations. The interactivity helps users see how each variable interacts within the equation and shows data for different phase shifts.

• ##### Satellite Feature Identification: Inferring Three Dimensions from Water Vapour Imagery Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Francés, Español
Fecha de publicación: 2013-06-25
Última actualización: 2013-05-22
Temas:
Meteorología satelital
(158 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

The learner will use WV imagery to identify the presence of vorticity centres, conveyor belts, and deformation zones, determine the relative height of those features within a system, and create a three-dimensional mental model of the atmosphere depicted in the imagery.

• ##### Forecasting Sensible Weather from Water Vapour Imagery Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Francés
Fecha de publicación: 2016-03-29
Temas:
Meteorología de mesoescala, Meteorología satelital, Otros temas
(67 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson is to improve your skills in water vapour and surface analyses to evaluate the three-dimensionality of the atmosphere and thus forecast sensible weather better. Developing a 3D image of the atmosphere is stressed with images included to aid in the mental model development. Vorticity advection is also discussed.

• ##### Introduction to PV Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Francés
Fecha de publicación: 2019-03-22
Temas:
Modelización numérica (PNT)
(11 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

The lesson defines the PV equation, focuses on the 1.5 PVU height field to look for contributions of the height value including conveyor belts and vorticity centers.

• ##### Assessing NWP with Water Vapour Imagery Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Francés
Fecha de publicación: 2015-03-31
Temas:
Meteorología satelital, Modelización numérica (PNT)
(18 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

Classify water vapour/numerical weather prediction (model) comparisons based on their match/mismatch in certain areas between water vapour imagery, potential vorticity surface, and synthetic water vapour imagery. Learn to work on a PVU surface.

• ##### PV Modification Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Francés
Fecha de publicación: 2019-03-22
Temas:
Modelización numérica (PNT)
(2 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson discusses how to modify the PV surface to match water vapour imagery and how those adjustments affect the surface sensible weather. Cross sections are also used.

• ##### Slantwise Convection: An Operational Approach Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés
Fecha de publicación: 2002-06-17
Temas:
Meteorología de mesoescala, Meteorología invernal
(27 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson focuses on assessing the release of conditional symmetric instability as slantwise convection. It provides an overview of the characteristics and theory of CSI, including the geostrophic momentum equation, and assesses CSI and slantwise- induced precipitation in complex terrain, as well as operational challenges to assessing CSI.

• ##### Heavy Banded Snow Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés
Fecha de publicación: 2003-09-23
Temas:
Meteorología invernal
(76 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

The definition of the TROWAL and its role in heavy snow production is discussed. The various conveyor belts associated with mature winter cyclones are emphasized. The roles of mid-level frontogenesis and conditional symmetric instability in these systems are discussed in the context of heavy snow development.

#### Planetary Boundary Layer

• ##### Influence of Model Physics on NWP Forecasts - version 2 Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español, Francés
Fecha de publicación: 2009-11-17
Temas:
Modelización numérica (PNT)
(102 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson describes model parameterizations of surface, PBL, and free atmospheric processes, such as surface snow processes, soil thermal and moisture processes, surface vegetation effects such as evapotranspiration, radiative processes involving clouds and trace gases, and turbulent processes in the PBL and free atmosphere. It specifically addresses how models treat these processes, how such processes can potentially interact with each other, and how they can influence forecasts of sensible weather elements.

• ##### NWP Essentials: Model Physics Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español
Fecha de publicación: 2015-04-08
Temas:
Modelización numérica (PNT)
(102 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson describes model parameterizations of surface, PBL, and free atmospheric processes. It specifically addresses how models treat these processes, how such processes can potentially interact with each other, and how they can influence forecasts of sensible weather elements. Topics covered include: soil moisture processes, radiative processes involving clouds, and turbulent processes in the PBL and free atmosphere.

• ##### PBL in Complex Terrain - Part 1 Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés
Fecha de publicación: 2007-03-22
Temas:
Meteorología de incendios, Meteorología de montaña
(304 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson presents conceptual and practical information regarding winds in the planetary boundary layer in complex terrain. Part 1 topics include diurnal wind systems, mountain-plain wind systems, and slope wind systems.

This lesson also fits in with the wind topic.

• ##### PBL in Complex Terrain - Part 2 Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés
Fecha de publicación: 2007-04-06
Temas:
Meteorología de incendios, Meteorología de montaña
(241 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson presents conceptual and practical information regarding winds in the planetary boundary layer in complex terrain. Part 2 topics include valley wind systems, cross-valley wind systems, diurnal mountain-wind systems, and plateau-basin wind systems.

This lesson also fits in with the wind topic.

• ##### Winds in the Marine Boundary Layer: A Forecaster's Guide, 2018 Update Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español
Fecha de publicación: 2006-12-01
Última actualización: 2018-11-28
Temas:
Meteorología costera, Oceanografía/Meteorología marina/Tsunamis
(148 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson highlights the differences between marine boundary layer and terrestrial boundary layer winds. Three major topics that influence marine boundary layer winds are discussed: stability within the boundary layer, isallobaric influence, and the effects of convection and tropical cyclones.

This lesson also fits in with the wind topic.

• ##### Fog: Its Processes and Impacts to Aviation and Aviation Forecasting Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español
Fecha de publicación: 2010-10-12
Última actualización: 2012-04-17
Temas:
Meteorología aeronáutica, Niebla y estratos bajos
(315 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

The main content of the lesson explains the physical processes and life cycle of radiation and advection fog, including their preconditioning environment, initiation, growth, and dissipation. The boundary-layer processes covered in the lesson include radiation (both solar and longwave), soil-atmosphere thermal interactions, turbulent mixing, the roles of condensation nuclei, and droplet settling.

• ##### Introduction to Ocean Currents Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español
Fecha de publicación: 2007-10-04
Temas:
Oceanografía/Meteorología marina/Tsunamis
(1519 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson discusses the origin of ocean currents in both the open ocean and in coastal areas. Section 2 focuses on the wind driven elements in the current as well as the Ekman Spiral.

#### Waves and the Atmosphere

• ##### MJO, Equatorial Waves, and Tropical Cyclogenesis Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español
Fecha de publicación: 2012-11-13
Última actualización: 2014-07-02
Temas:
Meteorología convectiva, Meteorología tropical/Huracanes, Oceanografía/Meteorología marina/Tsunamis
(77 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This case study focuses on monitoring of the MJO and equatorial waves and their role in tropical cyclogenesis. Learners will use conceptual models to understand the structure of the MJO and equatorial waves such as 850-hPa synoptic analysis  to track equatorial Rossby and mixed Rossby-gravity waves.

• ##### Mountain Waves and Downslope Winds Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español, Francés
Fecha de publicación: 2004-01-07
Última actualización: 2016-07-13
Temas:
Meteorología de montaña
(397 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This foundation lesson describes the features of mountain waves and explores the conditions under which they form.

• ##### Forecasting Mountain Wave Turbulence for Aviation Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés
Fecha de publicación: 2016-12-21
Última actualización: 2020-02-28
Temas:
Meteorología aeronáutica, Meteorología de montaña
(212 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson focuses on forecasting mountain wave turbulence. Its methodology relies on the spatial and temporal distribution of winds, stability, and clouds to forecast and verify mountain wave turbulence.

This lesson can also provide support for the wind topic.

• ##### Coastally Trapped Wind Reversals Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés
Fecha de publicación: 2002-08-06
Temas:
Meteorología costera, Oceanografía/Meteorología marina/Tsunamis
(209 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson starts with a forecast scenario that occurs along the California coast. The lesson then proceeds to describe the structure and climatology of these disturbances, as well as their synoptic and mesoscale evolution. The lesson concludes with a section on forecasting coastally trapped wind reversals.

• ##### Flow Interaction with Topography Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español
Fecha de publicación: 2001-01-01
Temas:
Meteorología de montaña
(563 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

Topics covered in the lesson include an overview of factors that control whether air will go up and over a mountain or be forced around it, the role of potential and kinetic energy, the Froude number and what it tells you, and air flow blocked by topography.

• ##### Landfalling Fronts and Cyclones Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés
Fecha de publicación: 2006-05-24
Temas:
Meteorología costera, Meteorología de mesoescala
(120 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

Landfalling cyclones and their attendant fronts significantly impact the structure of mesoscale wind and precipitation fields along the west coast of North America. This lesson focuses on the complex interaction of the wind field with topography and the resulting effects on nearshore winds and precipitation.

• ##### Radio Wave Propagation Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés
Fecha de publicación: 2018-05-21
Temas:
Meteorología espacial, Otros temas
(336 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson examines the factors that control long-distance radio communications, with an emphasis on refraction in the ionosphere, frequency selection, and the effects of solar radiation.

• ##### Wave Types and Characteristics Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés, Español, Francés
Fecha de publicación: 2003-07-31
Última actualización: 2012-05-22
Temas:
Meteorología costera, Oceanografía/Meteorología marina/Tsunamis
(1162 reseñas)
• Description & Location:

This lesson is an introduction to waves and their associated characteristics. Several types of waves are presented, from the common wind wave to the rare tsunami wave. The basic physical, mathematical, and statistical traits of waves are discussed, along with how they change once waves become swell.

• ##### Introduction to Ocean Acoustics Opcional
Idiomas: Inglés
Fecha de publicación: 2010-05-18