12.422 Planetary Atmospheres (New)


Class Info

Provides a basic understanding of the physics and chemistry of planetary atmospheres. Explores the formation and evolution of atmospheres, their structure and dynamics, and what is known about their chemical composition. Pays particular attention to their energy balance. Also presents the current state of understanding of exoplanet atmospheres. Students taking graduate version complete an additional research project.

This class has 12.003 as a prerequisite.

12.422 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by D. Cziczo.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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