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2016 - 2017 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2016 - 2017 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GHY 4620 - Synoptic and Regional Climatology (3)

When Offered: On Demand
This course focuses on atmospheric controls and processes at the synoptic scale. Basic meteorological elements and concepts such as jet streams, long-range forecasting, cyclogenesis, and vorticity are discussed. Local and regional climatic patterns and anomalies are examined with respect to the dynamics of the large-scale circulation features of the atmosphere.
Prerequisite: GHY 3100  or permission of the instructor. [Dual-listed with GHY 5620.] Dual-listed courses require senior standing; juniors may enroll with permission of the department.