UW-Madison ATMOCN 100 - Heat, Temperature, Energy and Primary Observations in Weather (9 pages)

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Heat vs. Temperature, some heat discussion. And some energy discussion. And then going into the primary observed weather variables and models we can use to understand these variables.


Lecture number:
5
Pages:
9
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Course:
Atmocn 100 - Weather and Climate
Edition:
1
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Atm Ocn 100 1st Edition Lecture 5 Outline of Last Lecture I Website of the day Notes II Surface Pressure III Humidity IV Vertical Structure of Atmospheric Temperature Outline of Current Lecture II New Homework Assignment for Friday III Website of the Day IV Vertical Structure of Temperature in Atmosphere V Heat vs Temperature VI Heat VII Energy and Temperature VIII Energy Transfer IX Primary Observed Weather Variables X Conventional Observations XI Standard Station Models Current Lecture Homework Skip every other point to have less clutter in graph for Chapter 2 homework assignment But plot every temperature point on that graph Rawinsonde Launch Friday September 19th a Wednesday September 17 Bill Olson of the Space Sciences and Engineering Center b Supplementary Homework Assignment a The temperature dew point depression and winds that will be measured at 500 mb pressure or relative humidity just want the moisture wind in knots b The pressure and magnitude of the strongest winds at any height the launch based on model predictions on the web jet stream of that day that will be over us look through all weather maps at different levels and find out what the strongest wind is predicted to be 1 Go to a web page showing GFS or NAM predictions for Friday based on the most recent forecast 2 You can use either NCEP http mag ncep noaa gov website or AOS web site http www aos wisc edu weather wx models Models htm NCEP is probably the best web site to use for this Purpose is to help us become familiar with reading these prediction maps and relating what they predict to what a rawinsonde measures 3 Look from a time close to class time when balloon will be launched and determine as best we can from the contours the requested quantities from above email them to Stephen by 8 am Friday September 19th Class will meet outside on Friday For our homework assignment Friday is 4 and a half days away which is 108 hours away So what time do we want In UTC 11 Madison time means 16 UTC 15 UTC



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