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MET 101: INTRODUCTION TO WEATHER AND CLIMATE

Syllabus


Lecture Notes (pdf format)


Lecture 1 The Earth's Atmosphere
Lecture 2 Weather Maps and Satellites
Lecture 3 Pressure and Temperature
Lecture 4 Radiation and Earth's Radiation Balance
Lecture 5 Seasons and Diurnal Cycle
Lecture 6 Water
Lecture 7 Water in the Atmosphere
Lecture 8 Cloud Formation
Lecture 9 Cloud Formation and Fog
Lecture 10 Cloud Forms
Lecture 11 Review
Lecture 12 Stability and Latent Heat
Lecture 13 Types of Stability
Lecture 14 Precipitation
Lecture 15 Forces and Wind
Lecture 16 Local Winds
Lecture 17 Global Winds
Lecture 18 Jet Streams
Lecture 19 El Nino
Lecture 20 Hurricane Structure
Lecture 21 Hurricane FOrecasting
Lecture 22 Review Quiz 2
Lecture 23 Air Masses and Fronts
Lecture 24 Optics I
Lecture 25 Optics II
Lecture 26 The Simple Science of Flight
Lecture 27 Ocean and Wind Hazards



Homework


Homework 1 Due 19 September 2014
Homework 2 due 13 October 2014
Homework 3 Due: 14 Movember 2014
Observation homework



Sample quizzes (pdf format)

Quiz 1
Quiz 2
Quiz 3
Quiz 4
Final


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).

Interactive satellite images.

Hawaii surf forecast.

Wave model output.

Hawaii weather time-lapses.

"Learning, however difficult or painful, is superior to ignorance, no matter how comfortable."

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