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MTEOR 4400: Tropical Meteorology

(Dual-listed with MTEOR 5400).
Credits: 3. Contact Hours: Lecture 3.

Prereq: Credit or concurrent enrollment in MTEOR 3410
Weather and climate of the tropical atmosphere. Weekly forecast discussions related to the development of tropical cyclones and teleconnection patterns between the tropics and higher latitudes. Topics covered include easterly waves, tropical cyclogenesis (i.e., hurricanes, typhoons, cyclones), equatorial waves, El Niño-Southern oscillation, Madden-Julian oscillation, and monsoons. Offered odd-numbered years. (Typically Offered: Fall)