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seer Group Leader: Prof. Steven Businger

MET 101: INTRODUCTION TO WEATHER AND CLIMATE

Syllabus


Lecture Notes (pdf format)


Lecture 1 Atmospheric Science
Lecture 2 Pressure and Temperature
Lecture 3 Radiation and Earth's Radiation Balance
Lecture 4 Seasons and Diurnal Cycle
Lecture 5 Water
Lecture 6 Water in the Atmosphere
Lecture 7 Cloud Formation - Droplets
Lecture 8 Cloud Forms
Lecture 9 Precpitation
Lecture 10 Stability and Latent Heat
Lecture 11 Forces and Wind
Lecture 12 Local Winds
Lecture 14 El Nino
Lecture 15 Optics I
Lecture 16 Optics II
Lecture 17 Hurricane Structure
Lecture 18 Hurricane Impacts and Forecasting


I have added password protection to gain access to my lectures and hand-outs. Some of the materials are proprietary.
Please email me for the username and password.
Professor Businger


Homework


Homework 1 Weather Awareness Assignment due: 14 November 2017

Homework 2 due: 14 September 2017
Homework 3 Due: 12 October 2017
Homework 4 Due: 9 November 2017


Photo gallery 1
Photo gallery 2


Access to updated weather and ocean data and imagery is available via the UH Meteorology weather server at http://weather.hawaii.edu.

Forecast discussion.

Honolulu National Weather Service.

Central Pacific Hurricane Center.

National Hurricane Center (East Pacific).

Hawaii surf forecast.

Examples of my time-lapse videos of the atmosphere and clouds

The following link has posts that describe a range of interesting weather related phenomena around the Hawaii Islands.




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This page last updated August 2017 by Lacey Holland.


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