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The Applications of Mathematics in Meteorology
by B. Haurwitz (MIT)This article originally appeared in:
American Mathematical Monthly
Subject classification(s): Mathematical Physics | Applied Mathematics
Applicable Course(s): 4.12 Advanced Math for Engineering & Physics | 4.11 Advanced Calc I, II, & Real Analysis
This article is part of the Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013 Collection. The article was written during World War II explaining the changes in the meteorology program to accommodate soldiers seeking to learn about weather forecasting. In particular. In particular, the subject under discussion is dynamic meteorology. Readers need to know some elementary physics, vectors, partial differentiation, and complex numbers.
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