12.622 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 no prerequisites.

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

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information at the EAPS Seminars and Special Offerings site.

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