Phy 6202 Dynamical and Tropical Meteorology Credit - 3

Geophysical fluid dynamics: Navier-Stoke's equation, Rotating and stratified flow, Scale analysis, Hydrostatic approximation, Coriolis force, Geopotentialetc., Gradient and thermal wind, Vorticity and circulation theorems, Proudmen-Tauylor theorem, Atmospheric wave, Atmospheric turbulence, Barotroicand baroclinic instabilities, Numerical weather forecasting, Quasi-geotropic approximation, Barotropic vorticity equation, Primitive equation, Multilayered models, Tropical cyclones, Norwesters and tornadoes. The monsoons, Dynamical climatology, Physics of upper atmosphere: Geomagnetism, Neutral atmosphere, Ionosphere and magnetosphere.