Phy 6208 Atmospheric Modeling and Data Assimilation Credit - 3

The Governing Equations, Atmospheric equations of motion on spherical coordinates, Basic wave oscillations in the atmosphere, Shallow-water equations, Filtering approximations, Primitive equations and vertical coordinates, global and regional models, Nonhydrostatic models, Numerical discretization, initial value problems, Boundary value problems, Boundary conditions for regional models, Sub-grid scale physical processes and Reynolds averaging, Model parameterizations, Data assimilation and least squares methods, Optimal interpolation and 3D-Var, Ensemble Kalman filter.