Earth System Science 5: The Atmosphere
Earth System Science 5: The Atmosphere (Spring 2014, UC Irvine). Instructor: Professor Julie Ferguson. This course explores the composition and circulation of the atmosphere with a focus on explaining the fundamentals of weather and climate. Topics include the thermal structure of the atmosphere, solar and terrestrial radiation, atmospheric circulation, ocean interactions, pressure and winds, clouds, weather patterns, human effects on the atmosphere, and climate changes.
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