* GEO 420
Topics in Earth Science - Introduction to Atmospheric Sciences
An introduction to atmospheric sciences. The course discusses aspects of weather and climate both from a phenomenological and analytical point of view. The course balances overview lectures (also covering topics that have high media coverage like the "Ozone Hole" and "Global Warming") with a few in-depth analyses of selected aspects. The lectures are complemented with homework based on real data, demonstrating basic data analysis techniques employed in atmospheric sciences.
Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list
Biweekly homework assignments that include simple numerical exercises (requires familiarity with programming basics).
Final Exam - 50%
Problem set(s) - 50%
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