**SO 254 - Introduction to Meteorology**

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Course syllabus

Course
policy

__Lessons__

Lesson 01: Variables and equation of state

Lesson 02: Radiation

Lesson 03: Geopotential and hypometric equation

Lesson 04: Upper-air analysis

Lesson 05: Forces and the Equation of Motion

Lesson 06: Balanced flows

-- Exam 1 --

Lesson 07: Relative and planetary vorticity

Lesson 08: Advection

Lesson 09: Divergence, continuity, and Rossby waves

Lesson 10: The extratropical cyclone

Lesson 11: Moisture variables and equation of state for moist air

Lesson 12: Vertical lapse rates and stability

Lesson 13: Skew-T

Lesson 14: Clouds

- Clouds - part 2

Lesson 15: Radar

Lesson 16: Thunderstorms

Lesson 17: Tornadoes

- Capstone Day assignment

Paper presentation guidelines and grading rubric

__Homework__

Homework 1

Homework 2

Homework 3

Homework 4

__Labs__

Lab 1: Basic variables, equation of state, and time series

Lab 2: Upper-air manual analysis

Lab 3: Upper-air MATLAB analysis

Lab 4: Skew-T Log-P analysis

- SkewT diagram

- IAD: IAD sounding data 1200 UTC 14 March 2017

- OUN: OUN sounding data 0000 UTC 09 May 2003