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Earth System Science 5: The Atmosphere - UCI

Earth System Science 5: The Atmosphere - UCI

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Description: The composition and circulation of the atmosphere with a focus on explaining the fundamentals of weather and climate. Topics include solar and terrestrial radiation, clouds, and weather patterns.

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Lecture 01: Composition and Evolution of the Atmosphere Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 1, 2014

Lecture 02: Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 3, 2014.

Lecture 3: Solar Radiation and the Seasons Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 8, 2014

Lecture 4: Global Energy Balance and Temperature Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 10, 2014

Lecture 5: Factors Affecting Local Temperatures Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 15, 2014

Lecture 6: Pressure and Winds Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 18, 2014

Lecture 7: Atmospheric Moisture Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 22, 2014

Lecture 8: Cloud Development and Forms Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 24, 2014

Lecture 9: Precipitation Processes Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 29, 2014

Lecture 10: Atmospheric Circulation Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded May 6, 2014

Lecture 11: Ocean Interactions Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded May 8, 2014

Lecture 12: Wind Systems, Air Masses, and Fronts Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded May 13, 2014

Lecture 13: Mid-Latitude Cyclones Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded May 15, 2014

Lecture 14: Lightning, Thunderstorms, and Tornadoes Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded May 20, 2014

Lecture 15: Hurricanes Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded May 22, 2014

Lecture 16: Human Effects on the Atmosphere and Introduction to Earth's Climates Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded May 27, 2014

Lecture 17: Earth's Past Climates Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded May 29, 2014

Lecture 18: The Atmosphere: Earth's Climate Today Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded Jun 3, 2014

Lecture 19: The Atmosphere -- Earth's Future Climate -- Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded June 5, 2014
 

 

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