ATS 601: Atmospheric Dynamics I

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  • three credits
  • mon/wed/fri 10-10:50, ATS 101
  • instructor: Thomas Birner, office hours: mon 1-3, office: ATS 407
  • ta: Alex Gonzalez, office hours: tue/thu 3-5, office: ATS 312

This course, part I of a two-semester sequence on atmospheric dynamics, covers the fundamentals of atmospheric (and ocean) dynamics. Topics to be covered include: Equations of Motion; Balanced Motion; Vorticity, Circulation, Potential Vorticity; Shallow Water Models; Gravity Waves; Rossby Waves.