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PHY392H1Physics of Climate

Course Title PHY392H1
Session fall
Year of Study 3rd year
Time and Location 24L: T4 F3, Room: UC140

Christopher  Lee

Official Description

This course provides an introduction to climate physics and the earth-atmosphere-ocean system.  Topics include solar and terrestrial radiation; global energy balance; radiation laws; radiative transfer; atmospheric structure; convection; the meridional structure of the atmosphere; the general circulation of the atmosphere; the ocean and its circulation; and climate variability.

Prerequisite: PHY250H1/PHY252H1, MAT235Y1/MAT237Y1/MAT257Y1
Co-requisite: n.a.
Exclusion: PHY315H1
Recommended preparation: n.a.
Textbook n.a.