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SIO 217A: Atmospheric Thermodynamics

Fall 2007 - SIO217A Course Syllabus (PDF ~104KB)

Instructor: Lynn Russell, 343 NH, 534-4852, email:
Tue and Thurs 2:00-3:20pm (NTV 330)

Summary:

Fall 2007 - SIO217A Course Introduction

Prerequisites: Chem. 6A-6C or 6AH, 6BH, and 6 CH, or quivalent. (S)

Required Text:

  • Thermodynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans by J. A. Curry & P. J. Webster (1999)

Lecture Notes:

  1. SIO217A Lecture 01a (PDF ~3.2MB)
  2. SIO217A Lecture 02a (PDF ~1.7MB)
  3. SIO217A Lecture 02b (PDF ~652KB)
  4. SIO217A Lecture 03a (PDF ~972KB)
  5. SIO217A Lecture 03b (PDF ~1.3B)
  6. SIO217A Lecture 04a (PDF ~540KB)
  7. SIO217A Lecture 04b (PDF ~372KB)
  8. SIO217A Lecture 05a (PDF ~588KB)
  9. SIO217A Lecture 05b (PDF ~3.3MB)
  10. SIO217A Lecture 06a (PDF ~1.7MB)
  11. SIO217A Lecture 06b (PDF ~260KB)
  12. SIO217A Lecture 07a (PDF ~1.2MB)
  13. SIO217A Lecture 08a (PDF ~944KB)
  14. SIO217A Lecture 08b (PDF ~752KB)
  15. SIO217A Lecture 12a (PDF ~532KB)

Assignments:

  • SIO217A ROAST Assignment 07

Exams:

Reading List:

  1. Curry J.A. 1999 Ch 01 (PDF ~2.2MB)
  2. Curry J.A. 1999 errata (PDF ~536KB)
  3. Curry J.A. 1999 Ch 02 (PDF ~3.3MB)
  4. Kiehl and Trenberth 1997 bams (PDF ~220KB)
  5. Lindzen and Emanuel 2002 egc (PDF ~788KB)
  6. Emanuel K. 2005 Ch 10 (PDF ~6.5MB)
  7. Pruppacher & Klett Ch 6 (PDF ~2.6MB)
  8. Feynman 1989 CH 1-39
  9. Van Ness 1969 CH2
  10. Van Ness CH 5-7