# Earth System Science 5: The Atmosphere - UCI

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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## 1) ESS 5. Lec 01. The Atmosphere: Composition and Evolution of the Atmosphere## Lecture 01: Composition and Evolution of the Atmosphere Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 1, 2014 |

## 2) ESS 5. Lec 02. The Atmosphere: Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere## Lecture 02: Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 3, 2014. |

## 3) ESS 5. Lec 03. The Atmosphere: Solar Radiation and the Seasons## Lecture 3: Solar Radiation and the Seasons Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 8, 2014 |

## 4) ESS 5. Lec 04. The Atmosphere: Global Energy Balance and Temperature## Lecture 4: Global Energy Balance and Temperature Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 10, 2014 |

## 5) ESS 5. Lec 05. The Atmosphere: Factors Affecting Local Temperatures## Lecture 5: Factors Affecting Local Temperatures Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 15, 2014 |

## 6) ESS 5. Lec 06. The Atmosphere: Pressure and Winds## Lecture 6: Pressure and Winds Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 18, 2014 |

## 7) ESS 5. Lec 07. The Atmosphere: Atmospheric Moisture## Lecture 7: Atmospheric Moisture Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 22, 2014 |

## 8) ESS 5. Lec 08. The Atmosphere: Cloud Development and Forms## Lecture 8: Cloud Development and Forms Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 24, 2014 |

## 9) ESS 5. Lec 09. The Atmosphere: Precipitation Processes## Lecture 9: Precipitation Processes Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded April 29, 2014 |

## 10) ESS 5. Lec 10. The Atmosphere: Atmospheric Circulation## Lecture 10: Atmospheric Circulation Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded May 6, 2014 |

## 11) ESS 5. Lec. 11. The Atmosphere: Ocean Interactions## Lecture 11: Ocean Interactions Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded May 8, 2014 |

## 12) ESS 5. Lec. 12. The Atmosphere: Wind Systems, Air Masses, and Fronts## Lecture 12: Wind Systems, Air Masses, and Fronts Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded May 13, 2014 |

## 13) ESS 5. Lec. 13. The Atmosphere: Mid- Latitude Cyclones## Lecture 13: Mid-Latitude Cyclones Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded May 15, 2014 |

## 14) ESS 5. Lec. 14. The Atmosphere: Lightning, Thunderstorms and Tornadoes## Lecture 14: Lightning, Thunderstorms, and Tornadoes Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded May 20, 2014 |

## 15) ESS 5. Lec. 15. The Atmosphere: Hurricanes## Lecture 15: Hurricanes Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded May 22, 2014 |

## 16) ESS 5. Lec. 16. The Atmosphere: Human Effects on the Atmosphere and Introduction to Earth's Climates## Lecture 16: Human Effects on the Atmosphere and Introduction to Earth's Climates Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded May 27, 2014 |

## 17) ESS 5. Lec. 17. The Atmosphere: Earth's Past Climates## Lecture 17: Earth's Past Climates Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded May 29, 2014 |

## 18) ESS 5. Lec. 18. The Atmosphere: Earth's Climate Today## Lecture 18: The Atmosphere: Earth's Climate Today Instructor: Julie Ferguson, Ph.D. Recorded Jun 3, 2014 |

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

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