ATM 211 - Weather Analysis and Forecasting


The goals of ATM 211 are to teach you the fundamental synoptic-scale processes of the atmosphere. After the mid-point in the semester, we will begin an in-class forecasting contest, first starting with Albany, then moving to other parts of the country.


UW-Madison AOS


Assignments and Important Info:

Midterm exam has moved to Thursday, March 22
...Topics for midterm: pdf

Ageostrophic wind assignment due Tuesday, March 27
Map 1
Map 2

Force balance assignment due Tuesday, March 20
...Scanned maps (pdf)

Your responsibilities will include one midterm and one final, taking several quizzes on lecture material and geography, mapping and Skew-T assignments, as well as forecasting during the final few weeks of the course.

Instructor: Ross Lazear, ES-322

Email: rlazear *at*

Office hours: Mon., Thur., 2:45-3:45 PM

TA: Tomer Burg, ES-330

Email: tburg *at*

Office hours: Mon., Wed., 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Syllabus (pdf)