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EPS 290, Topics in Atmospheric Dynamics, Summer 2017
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Overview

This course covers current and classic papers in atmospheric dynamics with an eye towards aiding students involved in graduate-level research projects.

Time
Wednesdays at 9:30
Location
377 McCone Hall

Syllabus

5/17, Edman leads
  • Kasting et al., Habitable zones around main sequence stars, Icarus, 1992
5/24, Seeley leads
  • Lin et al., Changes of the Tropical Tropopause Layer under Global Warming, J Climate, 2017
5/31, Dana leads
  • Suzuki, Golaz, and Stephens, Evaluating cloud tuning in a climate model with satellite observations, GRL, 2013
6/14, with speaker Seeley
  • Practice talk
6/21, with speakers Ben and Da
  • Practice talk
7/5, Seeley leads
  • Malavelle et al., Strong constraints on aerosol-cloud interactions from volcanic eruptions, Nature, 2017
7/12, with speaker John Peters
  • A theory for the ascent rate of moist convective thermals
7/26, Ben leads
8/16, Rusen leads
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