Course Information
Course title
Lab. of Synoptic Meteorology (Ⅰ) 
Semester
110-1 
Designated for
VARIOUS PROGRAM  EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE  
Instructor
MING-JEN YANG 
Curriculum Number
AtmSci3009 
Curriculum Identity Number
209 40110 
Class
 
Credits
1.0 
Full/Half
Yr.
Half 
Required/
Elective
Elective 
Time
Friday 7,8,9(14:20~17:20) 
Remarks
Restriction: within this department (including students taking minor and dual degree program)
The upper limit of the number of students: 47. 
 
Course introduction video
 
Table of Core Capabilities and Curriculum Planning
Table of Core Capabilities and Curriculum Planning
Course Syllabus
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Course Description

  本課程為理學院大氣科學系三年級學生必修課程,上學期為一學分。上課時間為每週五下午2:20 pm至5:20 pm。本課程[天氣學實習一]之目的在使同學實際練習操作各種天氣資訊接收、顯示系統,並熟習如何利用所接收的天氣資訊和各類天氣圖(如地面天氣圖、高空天氣圖、探空圖、衛星雲圖、雷達圖等),進行診斷分析,探討天氣系統的形成、發展與運動;此外,並針對實際發生的天氣現象探討導致該天氣現象發生的物理原因。 

Course Objective
本課程[天氣學實習一]之目的在使同學實際練習操作各種天氣資訊接收、顯示系統,並熟習如何利用所接收的天氣資訊和各類天氣圖(如地面天氣圖、高空天氣圖、探空圖、衛星雲圖、雷達圖等),進行診斷分析,探討天氣系統的形成、發展與運動。

Outline:
1. Thermodynamics chart and weather map
2. Pressure analysis on surface analysis
3. Horizontal wind analysis
4. Upper-level map analysis
5. Frontal analysis on surface map
6. Frontal and typhoon case studies
7. Satellite analysis
8. Rainfall case study
9. Air pollution case study 
Course Requirement
本課程為理學院大氣科學系三年級學生必修課程, 修課同學需修過大氣熱力學與(或同時選修)大氣動力學一。 
Student Workload (expected study time outside of class per week)
 
Office Hours
 
References
Bluestein, H., 1992:Synoptic-Dynamic Meteorology in Mid-latitudes. Vol. I, Oxford, 431 pp.
-----, 1993:Synoptic-Dynamic Meteorology in Mid-latitudes. Vol. II, Oxford, 594 pp.
Carlson, T. N., 1991: Mid-Latitude Weather Systems. London and New York, 505 pp.
Wallace and Hobbs, 2006:Atmospheric Science : An Introductory Surrey. Academic Press, 2nd edition, 483 pp.
Lackmann, G., 2011: Midlatitude Synoptic Meteorology: Dynamics, Analysis, and Forecasting. American Meteorological Society, 345 pp.
Houze, R. A., Jr., 2014: Cloud Dynamics. Academic Press, 2nd edition, 432 pp.
Milrad, S., 2018: Synoptic Analysis and Forecasting: An Introductory Toolkit. Elsevier Inc., 233 pp.
陳泰然,1987: 天氣學原理,聯經出版社, 337頁。
李清勝,2019:天氣學講義。 
Designated reading
 
Grading
   
Progress
Week
Date
Topic
第1週
9/24  Thermodynamics Chart 
第2週
10/01  Weather Symbol and Charts 
第3週
10/08  Pressure Analysis on Surface Map 
第4週
10/15  Horizontal Wind Analysis (Divergence and Vorticity) 
第5週
10/22  Wind Analysis on Upper-Level Map 
第6週
10/29  Frontal Analysis on Surface Map 
第7週
11/05  Cold-air surge case study 
第8週
11/12  Frontal case study 
第9週
11/19  Video: https://youtu.be/-QqrRpZxrxI 
第10週
11/26  Video: https://youtu.be/7OKZFHt7vp4 
第11週
12/03  Video: https://youtu.be/FB5MY0yOEFY 
第12週
12/10  Video: https://youtu.be/llFtwiGxoKY 
第13週
12/17  Video: https://youtu.be/XJHT5S0xx3s 
第14週
12/24  Video: https://youtu.be/8ypCSqxwfHk