DEPARTMENT OF GEOSCIENCES NAME_________________________
SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIV Meteorology 201
Synoptic Metr Homework 5
Due Tuesday, 5/13/09

What is the surface divergence or convergence at San Francisco (sealevel) if the vertical velocity at the Level of Non-divergence is -16.2 cm s-1?

Constraints (listed in the handout discussing the simplified equation of continuity and Dine's Compensation or discussed in class):

Make sure you lay out the procedure carefully. Full credit not given for a scrawled answer. The drawing below should help you visualize the problem.

Crossection