Ge/ESE 150

Planetary Atmospheres

9 units (3-0-6)  |  third term
Prerequisites: Ch 1, Ma 2, Ph 2, or equivalents.
A broad survey of the formation, evolution, and present-day properties of planetary atmospheres, drawing examples from both the solar system and extrasolar planet literature. We will cover topics including energy balance, radiative transfer, chemistry, cloud formation, dynamics, and escape. The goal of this class is to provide an overview of key concepts relevant to planetary atmospheres that can serve as a foundation for future coursework or research in this area.
Instructor: Knutson

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