Homework 4: Creation of Figures

Due Friday 5 October 2012

From the National Operational Model Archive and Distribution System (NOMADS) (http://nomads.ncdc.noaa.gov/) enter the North American Regional Reanalysis Portal. This is model data that extends back many years.

Please remember the "rules" of good figure creation we discuss in class.

1. Create a version of nam_maps nam_thick for 12 UTC 4 January 2008 centering on our storm in the Gulf of Alaska.

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2. Create a version of nam_maps nam_vort for 12 UTC 4 Janaruy 2008 centering on our storm in the Gulf of Alaska.

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3. Create an objectively-contoured plot of sea level pressure with wind barbs for 12 UTC 4 January 2008.

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