Tropical-Extratropical Air Mass Interactions in South America

Tropical-Extratropical Air Mass Interactions in South America
For extratropical air mass intrusion
  • Identify air mass boundaries over South America
  • Identify major dynamical features that favor equatorward movement of extratropical air
  • Forecast movement of the extratropical air mass and cold front
  • Describe expected impact of the extratropical air intrusion
For tropical air mass intrusion
  • Identify air mass boundaries over South America
  • Identify major dynamical features that favor poleward movement of tropical air
  • Forecast movement of tropical air mass
  • Describe expected impact of tropical air intrusion