Kayo Ide  ide (at) umd.edu 
Kelsey Malloy  kmalloy (at) umd.edu  [ATL 4365] 
Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate Dynamics: An Introductory Text by John Marshall and R. Alan Plumb  
MidLatitude Atmospheric Dynamics. A First Course by Jonathan E. Martin. 
Prerequisite: AOSC431. Corequisite: MATH246.  
3 semester hours. Credit will be granted for only one of the following: AOSC432, METO432, or AOSC632. 
9:30am10:45am  TuTh  [ATL 2416]  Class  
9:30am10:30am  W  [ATL 3403]  Office hour, except  
11:00am12:00pm  Tu  for the first 3 weeks of April  
1:00pm2:30pm  W  [ATL 3425]  TA hour by Kelsey Malloy  
Students are also encourated to participate in AOSC tutoring session:  
4:30pm6:00pm  M  [ATL 3400]  by AOSC graduate students 
16 March 2017  Th  [ATL 2416]  In class (closed book, closed notes)  
25 (or 27) April 2017  Tu (or Th)  [ATL 2416]  In class (closed book, closed notes) 
15 May 2017  M  [ATL 2416]  8:0010:00am: accoridng to the UMD final exam schedule 
Based on: InClass Quiz 10% + Homework 30%+ Exams 60% 
No late homework will be accepted without prior arrangement.  
Late homework may be accepted with reduced points up to 2 times at reduced points [Same day by 5pm  70% ; Next day by 5pm  30%] 

Use of external references should be cited.  
Students may study together and discuss problems in a general way to improve understanding, but they are  
individually responsible for their homework. No copying is allowed. 
Students who require special examination conditions must register with the Office of the Disabled  
Stidents Service (DSS).  
Documentation must be provoded to me and discussed within the first week of classes.  
Paper forms must be filled and provided before every exam. 
Students must provide an official letter/paperwork and get approval by the instructor in one week advance for absense or lateness from official reasons. 
1.  Introduction  
2.  Background: Earth System  
3.  Review: Mathematical Concepts and Techniques  
4.  System of Fluid Motion  
5.  Vorticity and Circulation of Fluids  
6.  System of Geophysical Fluid Motion  
7.  Balance Relation I. Diagnostics in the Geometrical Coordinate  
8.  Balance Relation II. Diagnostics in the Isobaric Coordinate  
9.  Vorticity and Circulation of Geophysical Fluids  
10.  LargeScale Circulation of Atmosphere  
11.  LargeScale Circulation of Ocean 
Kayo Ide at UMD  AOSC 432  2017 Spring 