EPS 290, Topics in Atmospheric Dynamics, Summer 2012


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


05/16, George leads
  • Hartmann, Global Physical Climatology, Ch. 3.8-3.12
05/22, Nadir leads
  • Models of cloud-topped mixed layers under a strong inversion, QJRMS, 1968
05/29, Prabhat leads
  • Maybeck, Stochastic models, estimation, and control, Ch. 1
06/05, David leads
  • Kalnay, Atmospheric modeling, data assimilation and predictability, Ch. 5.1-5.3
06/19, Kyongmin leads
  • Swann, Evaluation of the mass-flux approach to parametrizing deep convection, QJRMS, 2001
06/26, David leads
  • Lane et al., Recent advances in the understanding of near-cloud turbulence, BAMS, 2012
07/03, Nadir leads
  • Nappo, An Introduction to Atmospheric Gravity Waves, Ch. 2
07/10, Kyongmin leads
  • Stirling and Stratton, Entrainment processes in the diurnal cycle of deep convection over land, QJRMS, 2012