Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences

Meteorology 311 - Introduction to Synoptic Meteorology

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Latest surface analysis from the Weather Prediction Center.

Class Description

This course will introduce students to synoptic meteorology and prepare them to obtain, analyze, and interpret weather data from surface, upper air, and satellite data to a degree sufficient to make reasonably accurate forecasts and assist others in their forecasting.

Prerequisties

  • Mteor 301


Dave Flory

Meet the Instructor

Dave Flory
Teaching Professor
3101 Agronomy Hall
Phone: (515) 294-0264
Email: flory@iastate.edu
Office Hours: By Appointment
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Class News & Updates

Fall 2022 - Welcome back!

Classes start on Monday, August 22. See you in class.

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Weather News

Daily Weather Story

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Important Dates

September 6: No class. University holiday.
October 12: Midterm Exam
November 22-26: Thanksgiving break
December 6: Senior Research Symposium
Tentative Final Exam Date: Wednesday, December 15, 9:45-11:45am.