MR 4242

Advanced Tropical Meteorology

Naval Postgraduate School

Monterey California

 

Course Description:

MR4242 ADVANCED TROPICAL METEOROLOGY ( 3 - 0 ).

Theories and observations of tropical motion systems. Equatorial wave theory; stratospheric biennial oscillation; tropical intraseasonal oscillations; monsoon circulations; tropospheric biennial oscillation; El Nino and Southern Oscillation; other climate variations. Tropical cyclone dynamics; influence of environmental flow on formation and motion; advanced models and forecasting of tropical motion. Emphases among these topics will depend on the interest of the students. PREREQUISITE: MR3252 or consent of instructor.

 

 

Class meeting Place: Root Hall

When : Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 1500-1700 local

Teacher: Michael T. Montgomery, Professor

Phone: 831-656-2296
Email:
mtmontgo@nps.edu
Web:
www.nps.edu/Academics/GSEAS/Meteorology

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  • Week 10 http://www.mccrones.com/tropical/2008/NPS/MR4242/Week10/
  • Week 11 http://www.mccrones.com/tropical/2008/NPS/MR4242/Week11/
  • Week 12 http://www.mccrones.com/tropical/2008/NPS/MR4242/Week12/
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