Planetary Atmospheres (ATMS 555/ESS 581)

ATMS 555/ESS 581

3 credits


Location: ATG 154

Schedule: MW 11:30-12:20 F 11:30-1:20

Department: Atmospheric Science, Earth and Space Science

Quarter: Spring

Problems of origin, evolution, and structure of planetary atmospheres, emphasizing elements common to all; roles of radiation, chemistry, and dynamical processes; new results on the atmospheres of Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and other solar system objects in the context of comparative planetology.

Professor: David Catling