EPS 290, Topics in Atmospheric Dynamics, Summer 2023


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

Wednesdays at 11
377 McCone Hall


5/24, Harsha leads
  • Raymond et al., The emergence of heat and humidity too severe for human tolerance, Sci Adv, 2020
5/31, Zhenyu leads
  • Peters et al., Entrainment makes pollution more likely to weaken deep convective updrafts than invigorate them, GRL, 2023
6/14, Rusen leads
  • Goldberg et al., Communicating the Scientific Consensus on Climate Change: Diverse Audiences and Effects Over Time, Environment and Behavior, 2022
6/28, Nathaniel leads
  • Welch and Bishop, An introduction to the Kalman filter, UNC Chapel Hill, 2006
7/12, Isabel leads
  • Baldwin et al., Humidity's role in heat-related health outcomes: A heated debate, EHP, 2023
7/19, Yi Zhang leads
  • Fildier et al., How moisture shapes low-level radiative cooling in subsidence regimes, AGU Advances, 2023
7/26, Yi-Chuan leads
  • Ivanovich et al., Stickiness: A new variable to characterize the temperature and humidity contributions toward extreme humid heat, in review, 2023
8/16, w/ guest Brett McKim
  • McKim et al., Physical and observational constraints on the anvil cloud area feedback, preprint, 2023