EPS 290, Topics in Atmospheric Dynamics, Fall 2020


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

Wednesdays at 9:30
377 McCone Hall


8/26, Katie leads
  • Jagermeyr et al., A regional nuclear conflict would compromise global food security, PNAS, 2020
9/2, Rusen leads
  • Rice, Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis, 1995, 15.1 through to the end of 15.2.3
9/9, Katie leads
  • Becerra-Valdivia and Higham, The timing and effect of the earliest human arrivals in North America, Nature, 2020
9/16, Katie leads
  • Hahn et al., Antarctic elevation drives hemispheric asymmetry in polar lapse rate climatology and feedback, GRL, 2020
9/23, Yi-Chuan leads
  • Socolow et al., Direct Air Capture of CO2 with Chemicals, APS, Chapter 1, 2011
9/30, Alec leads
  • Frederikse et al., The causes of sea-level rise since 1900, Nature, 2020
10/7, Rusen leads
  • MacDougall et al., Is there warming in the pipeline? A multi-model analysis of the Zero Emissions Commitment from CO2, Biogeosciences, 2020
10/14, Nathaniel leads
  • Westerhold, An astronomically dated record of Earth's climate and its predictability over the last 66 million years, Science, 2020
10/21, Yi-Chuan leads
  • Zeppetello and Battisti, Projected increases in monthly midlatitude summertime temperature variance over land are driven by local thermodynamics, GRL, 2020
11/4, Nathaniel leads
  • Riahi et al., The Shared Socioeconomic Pathways and their energy, land use, and greenhouse gas emissions implications: An overview, GEC, 2017
11/18, Yi-Chuan leads
  • Chemke and Ming, Large atmospheric waves will get stronger while small waves will get weaker by the end of the 21st century, GRL, 2020
12/2, Nathaniel leads
  • Wu et al., Seismic ocean thermometry, Science, 2020
12/16, Alec leads
  • Farrell and Clark, On postglacial sea level, GJI, 1976