AOS 452 Lab Page

Welcome to the 452 Lab

The AOS 452 lab will apply the concepts learned in lecture to a scientific discussion of the weather and how we forecast it. The lab section will introduce you to several graphical tools that are intended to help you convey these new concepts effectively in your weather discussions, projects, and labs. Syllabus and Tentative Schedule
Full Assigment Calendar
Badger Weather Blog
Blog Posting Guidelines
Forecasting Rules of Thumb (.ppt)
GFS MOS Guidance Website
Forcing for Vertical Motion Diags.
452 Student Lab Pages
- Diagnostic Tools Page -
- Cases for Ind. CS!! -

Lab HandoutAssignmentDue
1.Jan. 1996 Surface AnalysisLab 1 HWThursday
Sept. 14
2.Jan. 1996 Upper Air AnalysisLab 2 HWTuesday
Sept. 19
3.Forecast Prep and Model DecodingLab 3 HWThursday
Sept. 21
4.GEMPAK I: Surface and Sounding Programs Lab 4 HWTuesday
Sept. 26
5.GEMPAK II: Gridded Data ProgramsLab 5 HWThursday
Sept. 28
6.GEMPAK III: Hints and TricksNo HW--
7.HTML, CSS, and Your WebsiteLab 7 HWTuesday
Oct. 10
8.GEMPAK IV: C-shell Scripts and 4-Panel PlotsLab 8 HWTuesday
Oct. 17
9.Diagnosis of Vertical MotionsLab 9 HWThursday
Oct. 19
10.Automated Plot GenerationLab 10 HWTuesday
Oct. 24
11.Vis5D I: The BasicsLab 11 HWTuesday
Nov 7
12.Vis5D II: Advanced TopicsNo HW--
13.Sawyer-Eliassen CirculationsLab 13 HWThursday
Nov 16
SynOvSynoptic OverviewDescriptionTBD
CS1Mini Case Study DescriptionThursday
Nov. 10
Ind. CSIndividual Case StudyDescriptionTuesday
Dec. 13