12.422 Planetary Atmospheres


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 be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by D. Cziczo.

Lecture occurs 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 54-1623.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (Course 12) < MIT site.

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