Quasi Geostrophic Omega Equation

Quasi Geostrophic Omega Equation
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    • Publish Date: 2014-06-30
    • Last Updated On: 2014-06-29
    • Skill Level: 3
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  • Develop an expectation of the vertical motion distribution based on the QG Omega Equation
    • 5 canonical MSLP-Thickness configurations
  • Apply expectations to different distributions of any of the variables.
    • Omega to MSLP-Thickness
    • Vorticity advection to Omega
    • Thickness/Temp advection to Omega
  • Apply to real atmospheric cases.
  • Understand how the theoretical omega will affect the height distribution in the short-term.
  • Locate on an omega map where precipitation/clouds would be expected.
  • Identify which cases will cause the surface pattern to intensify or weaken.