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EPS 290, Topics in Atmospheric Dynamics, Spring 2018
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Overview

This course covers current and classic papers in atmospheric dynamics with an eye towards aiding students involved in graduate-level research projects.

Time
Wednesdays at 9:30
Location
377 McCone Hall

Syllabus

1/17, with guest Robin Wordsworth
  • Wordsworth et al., Transient reducing greenhouse warming on early Mars, GRL, 2017
1/31, David leads
  • Abatzoglou et al., Controls on interannual variability in lightning-caused fire activity in the western US, ERL, 2016
2/14, Seeley leads
  • Thompson et al., Thermodynamic constraint on the depth of the global tropospheric circulation, PNAS, 2017
2/21, David leads
  • Fan et al., Substantial convection and precipitation enhancements by ultrafine aerosol particles, Science, 2018
2/28, Alex leads
  • Thornton et al., Lightning enhancement over major oceanic shipping lanes, GRL, 2017
3/7, David leads
  • Finney et al., A projected decrease in lightning under climate change, Nature CC, 2018
3/14, David leads
  • Agard and Emanuel, Clausius-Clapeyron scaling of peak CAPE in continental convective storm environments, JAS, 2017
4/11, TBD leads
  • TBD
4/25, TBD leads
  • TBD
5/2, TBD leads
  • TBD
5/9, TBD leads
  • TBD
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