12.307 Weather and Climate Laboratory

Class Info

Engages students in projects involving rotating tank laboratory experiments, analysis of data on the sphere, and report writing and presentation. Project themes explore fundamentals of climate science and make contact points with major contemporary environmental challenges facing mankind. Examples include heat and moisture transport in the atmosphere; weather and weather extremes; aerosols, dust, and atmospheric pollution; ocean circulation and transport and plastics in the ocean. Develops skills for how to deal with noisy, imperfect data. Provides instruction and practice in written and oral communication.

This class has 18.02, and 8.01 as prerequisites.

12.307 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by L. Illari and J. Marshall.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a CI-M.

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