Eastern   Pacific   Zulu  


Tentative Schedule

November-December-January 2018-19

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
05 06 07 08 09
        Sub: Schmidt in IND

Read Atmos. Stability E-Unit: Introduction, Skew T/Log P, Temperature, Pressure sections and complete accompanying questions (Q1-14)in Stability Lab Part 2*

HW: Continue work on assignment from class

*For questions related to the lab, post them on the Stability Lab discussion board (Schoology)
              Schmidt in IND

          Election Day
           No Classes

     
         Sub: Schmidt in IND

Read Atmos. Stability E-Unit: Dry and Wet Adiabats, Mixing Ratios sections and complete accompanying questions (Q19-28) in Stability Lab Part 2*


HW: Continue work on assignment from class

*For questions related to the lab, post them on the Stability Lab discussion board (Schoology)

"Damage Control" day

Review with Schmidt all issues/questions related to Part 2 of the Stability Lab,

(Dispel panic and return blood pressure levels to healthy levels)

Complete Atmospheric Stability lab Part 2 (due end of period)








HW: Read Atmos. Stability E-Unit: Stability Calculations (needed for Mon.)
12 13 14 15 16

Atmos. Stability lab Part 3: Part 1-2



HW: Atmos. Stability Take Home Quiz (due Tues.)

Atmos. Stability Part 3: Section 3
(due end of day Thurs.)










HW: Read Severe Weather 1 Supplem. + worksheet (due Fri.)


 
          No Class




Early dismissal
(No 6th period)




Complete Atmos. Stability Part 3: Section 3 (first 30 min.)

Deadliest Tornadoes*+ (pd. 2)



*DVD outline available, +Available on YouTube
Late Arrival Shortened pds.

Deadliest Tornadoes* (pd. 2)

Complete Atmos. Stability Part 3: Section 3 (pd. 6)






HW: Complete Atmos. Stability Part 3 (due Mon.)
19 20 21 22 23

Joplin (2011) tornado analysis, Storm Prediction Center (pd. 2)

Deadliest Tornadoes (pd. 6)




 

Atmos. Stability lab exam




       Early Dismissal 1130

Severe Weather 1 Supplem. discussion

HW: Meteo. 5 (surface winds only) (online) due Tues. (TBook 18.1-18.3, 18.5)

        Thanksgiving
          No Classes


      

    Thanksgiving Wknd.
         No Classes
26 27 28 29 30
             Sub: Schmidt out

Wind Mapping  Ex. 1-2, 4-5 (due Tues.)










NASA InSight probe set to land on Mars 1500 EST

Wind Mapping  Ex. 1-2, 4-5




HW: Complete all Wind Mapping exercises (due Thurs.)

Meteo. 5 Q&A (surface winds only)

Meteo. 5 - Vorticity, upper air maps


Meteo. 5 - Vorticity, upper air maps (cont.)

Assign Wind Forecasting cities


HW: Complete #1-3 in Wind Forecasting lab, make wind predictions

Wind Forecasting lab - verify/gather wind data for cities (Step 4)

Wind Forecasting lab - review busts

Assign groups for Wind Systems lab

HW: Complete Wind Forecasting lab (due Mon.)

Hanukkah begins
02Dec

03Dec 04 05 06 07

Wind Systems lab







HW: Meteo. 6 (online), due Tues.

Meteo. 6 Q&A

Wind Systems lab




HW: Complete Wind Systems presentations (link due to Schmidt via Schoology by Thurs. 2000 hrs.)




            No Class















HW: View all Wind Systems presentations (will be included on 11Dec. exam)

Intro. Remote Sensing




HW: Remote Sensing E-Unit: Introduction, History, Missions, Orbits, Imagery (due Wed.)

10 11 12 13 14

Wind Systems presentations Q&A









Exam: Meteo. 5-6





Remote Sensing Q&A

GOES/POES systems

The new GOES-R

HW: Remote Sensing E-Unit: Sat. Meteorology I and II

Remote Sensing lab

Remote Sensing lab







HW: Meteo. 7 (online), TBook 18.4, 19.1-19.3
17 18 19 20 21

Remote Sensing lab (due end of period)

Meteo. 7 Q&A

Meteo. 7 (occlusion)

Complete Meteo. 7 (occlusion)

Numerical Modeling lab Part 1

Numerical Modeling lab Part 1
         Shortened Periods
       Winter Break begins
           Return 02Jan19


STORMcast Challenge Forecast City #1 revealed


No designated plan (beware the wandereing minstrels)

Last minute Q&A for Winter Break assignments and schedule





Winter Break Assignment

1.  Complete Numerical Modeling lab (due NLT 02Jan19). - Labs turned in by 2000 hrs., 28Dec.18 will earn an "early bird" +3 points.  Labs should be submitted via email.

2.  Complete Weather Forecasting II supplementary + worksheet (due 02Jan19)

3.  Complete Weather Forecasting III supplementary + worksheet if desired to get ahead of schedule (due 04Jan19)

31 01Jan 02 03 04

        Winter Break
         No Classes

     

            

        Winter Break
         No Classes


     

Numerical Modeling Lab due

Discuss Weather Forecasting II supplem.


HW: Finish Climatology Report #1 (due Thurs.)

STORMcast Challenge rules/regulations







HW: Weather Forecasting III supplementary + worksheet


Discuss Weather Forecasting III supplem.

STORMcast Discussion for Week 1 (Schmidt)

STORMcast Challenge begins!

Optional online briefings will be conducted each night in the VC from 1930-2000 hrs. when a forecast is due.

HW: Forecast A1 due by 2230 hrs. Sunday
07 08 09 10 11

Day A1

STORMcast Challenge Forecast City #2 revealed


HW: Forecast A2 due by 2230 hrs.

Day A2






HW: Forecast A3 due by 2230 hrs.

Day A3

Climate Summary #2 (due Friday)



HW: Forecast A4 due by 2230 hrs.

Day A4






HW: Forecast A5 due by 2230 hrs.

Day A5






HW: Forecast B1 due by 2230 hrs. Sunday
14 15 16 17 18


Day B1










HW: Forecast B2 due by 2230 hrs.


Day B2











HW: Forecast B3 due by 2230 hrs.


Day B3










HW: Forecast B4 due by 2230 hrs.


Day B4











HW: Forecast B5 due by 2230 hrs.


Day B5

Rest and relax - you survived the STORMcast Challenge

Merry making is authorized

         
HW: STORMcast Challenge AAR + logs (due Tues.)
21 22 23 24 25

             MLK Day
           No Classes


             





Review STORMcast Challenge final scores*

Stormchasers: Hail to the Beast and Tornado Showdown

*STORMcast Challenge grade can be used for midterm grade if desired (must notify Schmidt by 23Jan)

Stormchasers: Hail to the Beast and Tornado Showdown

Review for midterm (if applicable)


Stormchasers: Hail to the Beast and Tornado Showdown

Conclude meteorology course

     Midterm Exams
       No Classes

       

Calender Codes
Red = Tests/Quizzes
Gold = Graded Assignments/Labs
Green = Reading Assignments
Blue = Videos/DVDs
Grey = Lecture Notes
Block Days

    
                                                     

Lecture Notes
Government 2 - Atmospheric Sciences (Online :40)
Government 3 - Marine Sciences (Online :35)
Introduction 1 - Studying the Earth (Online :39)
Marine Biology 1 - Introduction (Online :28)
Marine Biology 2 - Plankton and Plants (Online 1:00)
Marine Biology 3 - Invertebrates (Online 1:25)
Marine Biology 4 - Vertebrates (Online 1:06)
Meteorology 1 - Intro. to Atmospheric Sciences (Online :59)


 
Meteorology 2 - Atmospheric Heat      (Online: 38)
Meteorology 3 - Clouds and Precipitation (Online :48)
Meteorology 3 - Bergeron Effect (:42)

Meteorology 4 - Atmospheric Stability (Online :47)
Meteorology 5 - Air Pressure and Wind (Online : 42)
Meteorology 6 - Wind Systems (Online :37)
Meteorology 7 - Mid Latitude Cyclones (Online :34)
Oceanography 1 - The Global Ocean (Online :49)
Oceanography 2 - The Ocean Floor (Online 1:04)
Oceanography 3 - Ocean Currents (Online 1:03)

Satellite1 - Remote Sensing
Satellite 2 - Satellite Instruments 
Satellite 3 - Satellite Imagery
Scuba 1 - Dive Science
Scuba 2 - Dive Equipment (Online :29)

Scuba 3 - Dive Skills
Scuba 4 - Dive Planning (Online :18)
Tectonics 1 - Continental Drift and Seafloor Spreading (Online :33)
Tectonics 2 - Theory of Plate Tectonics (Online :43)

Class Materials & E-Units


AGS 371 Midterm Review Sheet 2017
AGS 371 Final Exam Review Sheet 2017
Article - Forecast: Hazy (50% Chance...) 
Article - Funnel Vision
Article - OntheJob: Bill Read 
Article - OntheJob: Jack Hayes 
Article - Someone to Blame  
Article - Tornadoes 2011: An Unprecedented Year
Article - VORTEX 2: A Closer Look
Article - WeatherQueries: Dual Pol Radar
Assignment - Atmospheric Moisture
Assignment - Government 2
Assignment - Plate Tectonics
Assignment - STORMcast Challenge AAR
Assignment - UDHS Heat Index System
Assignment - Wind Prediction
E-Unit - El Nino
E-Unit - Intro. to Atmospheric Variables
E-Unit - Marine Biology 
E-Unit - Marine Chemistry
E-Unit - Numerical Modeling
E-Unit - Marine Geology and Bathymetry









Wind Systems Files (Pd. 4)
(NOTE presentations are originals and may contain inaccuracies to be corrected in class)

Alberta Clipper
Bermuda High
Chinook Winds
Lake Effect Snows
North American Monsoon
Nor'easters
Santa Ana Winds


Marine Sanctuary Files (Pd. 2)


Channel Islands 
Cordell Bank^ 
Fagatele Bay (Amer. Samoa) 
Florida Keys (not assigned)
Flower Garden Banks 
Gray’s Reef  
Gulf of the Farallones  
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale  
Monterey Bay   
Olympic Coast 
Papahānaumokuākea  
Stellwagen Bank 
Thunder Bay 
U.S.S. Monitor

*No audio available.
^ Indicates a large file size





 

E-Unit - Remote Sensing
E-Unit - Scuba Diving
E-Unit - Severe Storm Observation
E-Unit - Atmospheric Stability
E-Unit - Synoptic Briefings  
Lab - Doppler Radar
Lab - Flight Meteorology
Lab - Introduction to Forecast Products
Lab - Marine Biology: Plankton
Lab - Marine Biology: Crayfish

Lab - Marine Biology: Quahog Clam
Lab - Marine Biology: Sea Star
Lab - Marine Biology: Shark
Lab - Marine Biology: Squid
Lab - National Marine Sanctuaries System 
Lab - Ocean Tectonics 
Lab - Thermal Radiation
Lab - Wind Mapping  
Lab - Wind Prediction
Lab - Wind Systems

Project - Oceanographic Research
Project Oceanographic Research (RFP) 










Wind Systems Files (Pd. 5)
(NOTE presentations are originals and may contain inaccuracies to be corrected in class)

Alberta Clipper
Bermuda High
Chinook Winds
Lake Effect Snows
North American Monsoon
Nor'easters
Santa Ana Winds


Marine Sanctuary Files (Pd. 4)


Channel Islands  
Cordell Bank 
Fagatele Bay (Amer. Samoa) 
Florida Keys (not assigned)  
Flower Garden Banks 
Gray’s Reef   
Gulf of the Farallones 
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale 
Monterey Bay  
Olympic Coast 
Papahānaumokuākea 
Stellwagen Bank 
Thunder Bay  
U.S.S. Monitor 

*No audio available

^ Indicates a large file size

Video Lesson - Chasing El Nino
Video Lesson - Marine Biology 1 (:28)
Video Lesson - Marine Biology 2 (1:00)
Video Lesson - Marine Biology 3 (1:25)
Video Lesson - Marine Biology 4 (1:06)
Video Lesson - Scuba Introduction (:16)
Video Lesson - Scuba 2 (:28)   

Video Lesson - Scuba 3 (:28)
Video Lesson - Scuba 4 (:18)
Video Outline - Chasing El Nino

Video Outline - A Global Warning
Video Outline - Deadliest Tornado
Video Outline - Skyscraper at Sea

Video Worksheet - Chasing El Nino
Video Worksheet - A Global Warning
Worksheet - Government 2: Atmos. Sciences
Worksheet - Marine Taxonomy
Worksheet - Severe Weather Supplem. I
Worksheet - Weather Forecasting Supplem. I

Worksheet - Weather Forecasting Supplem. II 
Worksheet - Weather Tech Supplem. I