ERTH 465 Inclass Exercises

ERTH 465 Lab Assignments

Inclass Exercise 1: Breaking the Wind into Components

Inclass Exercise 2: Using the Del-Operator--Three-dimensional Divergence of the Wind


Inclass Exercise 3: Streamline Curvature


Inclass Exercise 4: Thickness Contours, Fronts, Baroclinic and Barotropic States


Inclass Exercise 5: Gradient Wind Divergence associated with Short Waves and Long Waves


Inclass Exercise 6: Thermal Wind


Inclass Exercise 7: Dines Compensation


Inclass Exercise 8: Divergence in Natural Coordinates


Inclass Exercise 9: Pressure Tendency Equation and Dines Compensation


Inclass Exercise 10: Case Study of Diablo Wind Event, October 8-9, 2017


Final Inclass Exercise 11: Diagnosing Fronts and Upper Tropospheric Divergence Using Vorticity Patterns (Including Presentations)

 

Lab Exercise 1:

Temperature Tendency Equation and Temperature Advection


Lab Exercise 2

Basic Skills Review


Lab Exercise 3

Basic Chart Diagnosis and Interpretation


Lab Exercise 4

Contouring Isobars and Isohypses


Lab Exercise 5(pdf version)

Surface Weather Observations (METARS) and Frontal Analysis


Lab Exercise 6

Vertical Consistency and Thickness Analyses


Lab Exercise 7

Southern Hemisphere General Circulation


Lab Exercise 8

Absolute Geostrophic Vorticity