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SCI 296G Topic: Weather Forecasting and Analysis

Prerequisites: SCI 160

Course Description: This course will focus on the analysis of National Weather Services products and Forecast Models. Students will learn the various procedures and techniques used in constructing short-range and medium range weather forecasts. Materials will come from the MWS and include: Satellite and Radar imagery, Surface Weather Maps, Upper Air Charts, Skew-T Diagrams, Temperature Progs, Quantitative Precipitation Forecast Charts and the GFS Forecast Model. Students will also work on the preparation and delivery of radio weather reports.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

SCI 160 Min Grade D