METR 4491/5491: Weather Briefing (Spring 2014)

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in Meteorology 3113, 3213
Corequisite: None
Description: Students prepare and present daily weather briefing. The briefing should demonstrate ability to synthesize current weather information on all scales, prepare a forecast and communicate this clearly and succinctly to an audience. Can be repeated for credit up to four hours. No student may earn credit for both 4491 and 5491.

Instructor: Prof. Steven Cavallo
Class meeting times: MW 1-1:50pm NWC 5600
For more information, download the full course syllabus
here (pdf)

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Course evaluation
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Web links to individual weather briefings:
January 22, 2014
January 15, 2014

Template web page
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Useful class links:
Some weather and climate web links
Guide to constructing a weather briefing
Briefing Evaluation Guidelines (Oral Presentation Rubric)
Briefing evaluation form
Instructions for making a web animation
Dual-Pol quick reference guide

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