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PHY1498H F (Arts & Sci 492)Introduction to Atmospheric Physics

Course Title PHY1498H F (Arts & Sci 492)
Session fall
Year of Study 1st year
Time and Location Time: T 3-5
Location: MP137

Dylan  Jones


Official Description

This course provides an introduction to atmospheric physics, describing the fundamental physical principles that determine the structure, composition and dynamics of the atmosphere.  Topics to be covered include atmospheric thermodynamics, geophysical fluid dynamics, atmospheric waves and instability, the general circulation, chemical constituents, clouds, and aerosols.

Textbook Fundamentals of Atmospheric Physics, Murry L. Salby, International Geophysics Volume 61, Academic Press, 1996.