- Languages: English, Spanish
- Publish Date: 2006-10-04
- Last Updated On: 2014-04-11
- Skill Level: 2 '
- Completion Time: 7.00 - 8.00 h
- Includes Audio: no
- Required Plugins: Flash
Convective Weather, Mesoscale Meteorology, Other
- Included in Courses:
Review of Aeronautical Meteorology, Review of Aeronautical Meteorology - Africa
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Meteorologists typically examine atmospheric soundings in the course of preparing a weather forecast. The skew-T / log-P diagram provides the preferred method for analyzing these soundings. This module comprehensively examines the use of the skew-T diagram. It explores thermodynamic properties, convective parameters, stability assessment, and several forecast applications. The module is designed for both instruction and reference. It also comes with an interactive Web-based skew-T diagram that calculates several common forecast parameters.