Formation of Snow and Ice Masses (ATMS 511/ESS 532)

ATMS 511/ESS 532

3 credits


Location: JHN 111

Schedule: TTh 10:30-11:50

Department: Earth & Space Sciences

Quarter: Spring

Snow and ice climatology. Formation of the ice crystals in clouds. Snow metamorphism. Transfer of radiative, sensible, and latent heat at snow and ice surfaces. Remote sensing of snow and ice. Growth and melt of sea ice. Climatic records from ice.