12.333 Atmospheric Dynamics
Discusses the dynamics of the atmosphere, with emphasis on the large scale. Topics include zonally symmetric circulations and the tropical Hadley circulation; internal gravity waves; balanced flows, potential vorticity conservation and Rossby waves; stability of zonal flows; baroclinic instability and extratropical storms; tropical waves, the Walker circulation, and El Niño and the Southern Oscillation; and the role of eddies in the general circulation. Students taking graduate version complete different assignments.
12.333 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by EAPS Staff.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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