ESE 134: Cloud and Boundary Layer Dynamics

Instructor

Prof. Tapio Schneider
CliMA House (516 S Catalina Ave)
tapio@caltech.edu
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Texts

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.

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

Teaching Assistants

Ignacio Lopez-Gomez
CliMA House (516 S Catalina Ave)
ilopezgo@caltech.edu
Zoom office hours:

Schedule

Lectures
Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-10:25am (starting April 7)
Zoom https://caltech.zoom.us/j/469851353

Grading Policy

  • Homework assignments: 60%
    • Homework assignments will be distributed on Thursdays and are due the following Thursday.
    • There will be about 6 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%.

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Papers for Presentations

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