Introduction to Meteorology- first class2011

Introduction to Meteorology- first class2011 - Introduction...

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Introduction to Meteorology 2011 Prof. Leila M. V. Carvalho (‘Layla Carvallyo’) Dept. Geography, UCSB leila@eri.ucsb.edu Office: 6813 – Ellison Hall TA: Sarah M. Harris Classroom: M W 12:30- 1:45 WEBB 1100 Labs: M 4:00- 4:50 ELLSN 2610 W 5:00- 5:50 ELLSN 2610 Leila Office hours: W: 3:00-4:00
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Week Lecture Topics Reading (A B) Discussion Topics Exercises (C) 1 Introduction; atmosphere origin, composition, vertical structure pp. 1-29 2 Sun angle and seasons, solar radiation pp. 30-53 Vertical structure of the atmosphere, earth-sun geometry 3 Energy balances, global temperature variations pp. 54-91 Surface energy budget Labs 1-3 4 Atmospheric pressure and wind, forces, hydrostatic equilibrium pp. 92-107 Climate Controls Lab 4 5 Surface and upper atmospheric winds pp. 108-119 Atmospheric Motion Lab 13 6 Atmospheric moisture , humidity, condensation pp 122-155 Midterm review Lab 8 6.5 Midterm 7 Vertical motion and clouds pp. 156-187 Atmospheric moisture, stability None 8 Precipitation processes, atmospheric general circulation pp. 188-251 Precipitation processes, weather maps Labs 5-6 9 Mid-latitude cyclones pp. 254-305 Midlatitude cyclones, thunderstorms Labs 7,9 11 Thunderstorms, tornadoes pp. 306-385 Final Review Labs 10,11 12 Final Exam Syllabus
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