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Unformatted text preview: 20% Mid-term test (in class Wednesday, March 2) 40% Final exam HOMEPAGE: http://www.atmosp.physics.utoronto.ca/people/strong/phy392/phy392.html Lectures and supplementary material will be posted on the course homepage. TEXTBOOKS: Required Text: Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Dynamics , John Marshall and R. Alan Plumb, Academic Press, 2008. Additional Reference Books: Introduction to Atmospheric Physics , David G. Andrews, Cambridge University Press, 2000. Atmospheric Science, An Introductory Survey , John M. Wallace and Peter V. Hobbs, Academic Press, 2006. OUTLINE: Topics covered (not necessarily in order presented) Global energy balance Radiative transfer The vertical structure of the atmosphere Convection The meridional structure of the atmosphere The general circulation of the atmosphere The ocean and its circulation Climate variability...
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2011 for the course PHYSICS 392 taught by Professor Weak during the Spring '11 term at Toledo.
- Spring '11