651-2126-00: Cloud and Boundary Layer Dynamics

Instructor

Prof. Tapio Schneider
NO G 55
tapio@ethz.ch
Office hours: Fridays 15:45-16:30h

Texts

Emanuel, K A., 1994: Atmospheric Convection. Oxford UP.

Garratt, J. R., 1994: The Atmospheric Boundary Layer. Cambridge UP.

Houze, R. A., 1994: Cloud Dynamics. Academic Press.

Stull, R. B., 1988: An Introduction to Boundary Layer Meteorology. Elsevier.

Wyngaard, J. C., 2010: Turbulence in the Atmosphere. Cambridge UP.

Teaching Assistants

Florent Brient
NO G 60
florent.brient@erdw.ethz.ch
Office hours: TBD

Colleen Kaul
NO G 68.1
colleen.kaul@erdw.ethz.ch
Office hours: Email for appointment (M-Th)

Bettina Meyer
NO G 52.2
bettina.meyer@erdw.ethz.ch
Office hours: TBD

 

Schedule

Lectures
Thursdays 10-12h, NO D 1

Recitations
Mondays 14-15h, NO D 69 (starting February 29)

Homework

  • Homework 1 [PDF]

    Due Date: March 24

Grading Policy

  • Homework assignments: 60%
    • Homework assignments will be distributed on Thursdays and are due two weeks later.
    • There will be about 4 assignments; the lowest score will be dropped in the final grade.
    • Collaboration on homework sets is encouraged, but please turn in solutions individually and state on your solutions with whom you collaborated.
  • In-class presentation: 40%.

Schedule and Handouts

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