12.812 General Circulation of the Earth's Atmosphere

Fall 2005

Global climate system.
Global climate system. (Image by MIT OCW.)

Course Highlights

This course features lecture notes and exams.

Course Description

This course examines diagnostic studies of the Earth's atmosphere and discusses their implications for the theory of the structure and general circulation of the Earth's atmosphere. It includes some discussion of the validation and use of general circulation models as atmospheric analogs.
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Peter Stone

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

Level

Graduate