synoptic meteorology

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synoptic meteorology The presentation of the current weather elements of an extensive area at a particular time. Sea-level and upper-level synoptic charts display weather conditions by symbols at selected synoptic stations. ‘Synoptic’ is from the Greek sunoptikos, meaning ‘seen together’.

synoptic meteorology

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synoptic meteorology The presentation of the current weather elements of an extensive area at a particular time. Sea-level and upper-level synoptic charts display weather conditions by symbols at selected synoptic stations. ‘Synoptic’ is from the Greek sunoptikos, meaning ‘seen together’.