Prerequisite: AOSC432, AOSC600, AOSC610, or AOSC470.
Restriction: Non-degree-seeking students require the permission of the instructor.
Jointly offered with: AOSC602.
Credit only granted for: AOSC472 or AOSC602.
Survey a broad range of mesoscale meteorological features with emphasis on convection and associated phenomena. Define the mesoscale and understand its underlying principles; Introduce non-convective circulations and their importance for weather forecasting; Understand the precursors and occurrence of deep moist convection.