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Fundamentals of Atmospheric Science - CLIM2001

Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: PHYS1002 or PHYS1022 or PHYS1149 or PHYS1111 or PHYS1221 or PHYS1231 or PHYS1241 or PHYS1889 or GEOG1701 or GEOS1701 and MATH1021 or MATH1231 or MATH1079 or MATH1031
Equivalent: PHYS2801
Excluded: PHYS2801, PHYS2810, PHYS2819
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 5 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


The basic physical principles and processes which govern our atmosphere and its climate: atmospheric composition, thermodynamics of dry and moist air, stability, cloud processes, atmospheric motion and weather systems, energy transport, radiation laws, solar and terrestrial radiation, ozone formation and loss, 1D and 3D climate models and predictions, climate change. laboratory exercises including chart analysis and computer simulations.

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