Principles of Planetary Climate

GEOL 1430 S01 [CRN: 16926]

This course provides the physical building blocks for understanding planetary climate. Topics include thermodynamics applied to planetary atmosphere, basic radiative transfer, energy balance in the atmosphere, and climate variability. In-class exercises and homework problems are designed to strengthen the understanding of basic concepts and to improve problem-solving skills.
Fall 2017
14:30 - 15:50 Tue, Thu - from Sep 6, 2017 to Dec 21, 2017