Below is a list of classes I have taught or will teach. For a more complete list of recent and upcoming courses offered by the Atmospheric Science group please see the ATM course list.
Atmospheric Dynamics (ATM121A): In this course we focus on developing the basic equations of motion of the atmosphere. I place special emphasis on understanding the forces at work in the atmosphere and using physical conservation laws. The course touches on basic meteorological aspects of linear and curvilinear flows. (Winter 2017, Winter 2018, Winter 2019)
Weather Analysis and Prediction (ATM 111): This is the capstone course for our ATM majors. We’ll work on identifying synoptic weather features, applying quasi-geostrophic theory, understanding weather models, and forecasting weather. (Winter 2020, Spring 2021)
ATM Seminar (ATM290): My version of this course will have two primary goals. The first is for students to develop and practice their scientific presentation skills. Second, students will learn breadth material and effective presentation design/delivery from visiting scholars. (Fall 2017)
Mesoscale Meteorology (ATM 250): We’ll learn the basics of mesoscale weather in the midlatitudes and tropics. We’ll focus on clouds and associated phenomena like tornadoes and precipitation structures, as well as hurricanes. We’ll also take a look at mesoscale issues of interest to California like mountain waves and Central Valley storms. (Fall 2021!)