© 2018 by Tim Martin. Proudly created with Wix.com

Meteorology II 

This unit will explore air masses, fronts, various types of severe weather, and weather forecasting.   After understanding the basics of weather forecasting Climate topics will be studied including; factors that affect climate, world climate zones and climat change.  The videos below are highlights from in class work.

Air Masses

This video is an introduction to the air masses that affect the continental US. 

Fronts

This video is an introduction to the fronts and frontal interactions. 

Mid-Latitude Cyclones

Mid-latitude cyclones or frontal weather systems are the typical weather systems for the US

Hurricanes

A brief introduction to the formation and stages of development of hurricanes. 

Nor'Easters

A brief introduction to the formation and stages of development of Nor'Easters.  Strong winter Mid-Latitude cyclones that affect the east coast of the US. 

Thunderstorms

A brief introduction to the formation and stages of development of Thunderstorms.  Also a brief look at the different types of thunderstorms. 

Tornadoes

A brief introduction to the formation and stages of development of Tornadoes and damage associated with these severe storms. 

Weather Measurement and Maps

A review of the how the atmosphere may be measured and how the data may be represented on weather maps to be used for weather forecasting.

Climate and factors that affect climate

A summary of the various factors that affect global climates. 

Global Climate Zones

A summary of the dominant climate zones around the world.  (Koppen Climate System)

Climate Change Pt. 1  - Paleoclimatology

A summary how we know what we know about the history of the Earth's climate.   Understanding paleoclimatology through climate proxies. 

This site was designed with the
.com
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now