ATOC 521 Cloud Physics (3 credits)

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


Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences : Review of dry and moist atmospheric thermodynamics concepts. Atmospheric aerosols, nucleation of water and ice. Formation and growth of cloud droplets and ice crystals. Initiation of precipitation. Severe storms and hail. Weather modification. Numerical cloud models.

Terms: Winter 2024

Instructors: Zuend, Andreas (Winter)

  • 3 hours

  • Prerequisites (Undergraduates): ATOC 315, MATH 314, and MATH 315, or permission of instructor.

  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ATOC 621.

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