12.003 Introduction to Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Dynamics
Introduces the dynamical processes that govern the atmosphere, oceans, and climate. Topics include Earth's radiation budget, convection and clouds, the circulation of the atmosphere and ocean, and climate change. Illustrates underlying mechanisms through laboratory demonstrations with a rotating table, and through analysis of atmospheric and oceanic data.
12.003 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by T. Cronin.
Lecture occurs 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 54-1623.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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