ATOC 315 Thermodynamics and Convection (3 credits)

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


Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences : Buoyancy, stability, and vertical oscillations. Dry and moist adiabatic processes. Resulting dry and precipitating convective circulations from the small scale to the global scale. Mesoscale precipitation systems from the cell to convective complexes. Severe convection, downbursts, mesocyclones.

Terms: Fall 2014

Instructors: Evangelia Ioannidou (Fall)

  • Fall
  • 3 hours lecture
  • Prerequisites: ATOC 214 and MATH 222