EPS 290, Topics in Atmospheric Dynamics, Fall 2013


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

Tuesdays at 9:30
377 McCone Hall


09/03, with guest Joao Teixeira (JPL)
  • Chung, Matheou, and Teixeira, Steady-State Large-Eddy Simulations to Study the Stratocumulus to Shallow Cumulus Cloud Transition, JAS, 2012
09/10, Rusen leads
  • Bony et al., Robust direct effect of carbon dioxide on tropical circulation and regional precipitation, Nature Geoscience, 2013
9/17, Romps leads
  • Primer on Git
10/1, Nadir leads
  • Boing et al, Influence of the subcloud layer on the development of a deep convective ensemble, JAS, 2012
10/8, with guest Andrew Dessler (Texas A&M)
  • Dessler et al, Stratospheric water vapor feedback, PNAS, 2013
10/15, Wolfgang leads
  • Abma, Heus, and Mellado, Direct numerical simulation of evaporative cooling at the lateral boundary of shallow cumulus clouds, JAS, 2013
10/29, with guest David Nolan (U Miami)
  • Nolan, Powell, Zhang, and Mapes, Idealized simulations of the ITCZ and its multi-level flows, JAS, 2010
11/12, with guest Paul O'Gorman (MIT)
  • O'Gorman and Singh, Vertical structure of warming consistent with an upward shift in the middle and upper troposphere, GRL, 2013
11/19, Bowen leads
  • Introduction to equatorial waves, Holton 11.4 and Gill 11.4-11.7
11/26, Seeley leads
  • Kiladis, Wheeler, and Haertel, Convectively coupled equatorial waves, Reviews of Geophysics, 2009
12/03, Edman presents
  • AGU practice talk
1/7, Nadir leads
  • Lean and Rind, How will Earth's surface temperature change in future decades?, GRL, 2009