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AOSC 431- Atmospheric Thermodynamics

PREREQUISITES:

  • MATH 141 - Calculus II
  • PHYS 161 - General Physics - Mechanics and Particle Dynamics

DESCRIPTION:

Classical thermodynamics applied to both the dry and the moist atmosphere. Composition; phase changes of water; stability concepts; Properties of aerosols and clouds, cloud nucleation and precipitation processes, atmospheric electricity, cloud and precipitation chemistry.