Thermally-forced Circulation II: Mountain/Valley Breezes

Thermally-forced Circulation II: Mountain/Valley Breezes
Terminal Objectives By the end of this module you will be able to do the following: 1. Describe how, why, when, and where mountain/valley breezes occur. 2. List the forecast concerns and aviation hazards associated with mountain/valley breezes. Enabling Objectives By the end of this module you will be able to do the following: 1. Describe when and where mountain/valley breezes form, including their diurnal cycle. 2. List the forecast concerns and aviation hazards associated with mountain/valley breezes. 3. Describe the processes that lead to slope winds. 4. Describe how topography may affect mountain/valley breezes. 5. Describe how satellite imagery can assist in detecting mountain/valley breezes.