Climate System Physics_Spring2013

Syllabus

Text Book: “Atmospheric Science-an introductory survey” by Wallace and Hobbs, the 2nd edition, published by Elsevier Inc.

Week Tuesday Thursday Supporting Materials
1 Welcome -1 Welcome -2  
2 The Earth System The Cryosphere  
3      
4 Radiation1 Radiation2  
5   Scattering and absorption  
6      
7 Moist air Thermodynamics    
8      
9   Cloud Formation and Process  
10 Cloud Microphysics    
11      
12 Convective Systems    
13 Boundary Layer