ATOC 214 Introduction: Physics of the Atmosphere (3 credits)

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Offered by: Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences (Faculty of Science)

Overview

Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences : An introduction to physical meteorology designed for students in the physical sciences. Topics include: composition of the atmosphere; heat transfer; the upper atmosphere; atmospheric optics; formation of clouds and precipitation; instability; adiabatic charts.

Terms: Fall 2012

Instructors: Yi Huang (Fall)

  • Fall

  • 3 hours lecture

  • Prerequisite: CEGEP Physics, or the combination of PHYS 131 and PHYS 142, or permission of instructor.