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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 12.811 (Spring 2005) 
  • Course Title:
  • Tropical Meteorology 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Kerry Emanuel 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 12.811 Tropical Meteorology



    Spring 2005




    Course Highlights


    This course features lecture notes, software tools, and study materials.


    Course Description


    This course describes the behavior and dynamics of the tropical troposphere, from the large-scale energy balance down to cumulus convection and tropical cyclones. Topics include: Radiative-convective equilibrium; the Hadley and walker circulation; monsoons; tropical boundary layers; theory of the response of the tropical atmosphere to localized sea-surface temperature anomalies; intraseasonal oscillations; equatorial waves; El Niño/Southern Oscillation; easterly waves; and tropical cyclones.


    Technical Requirements


    Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .zip, .m, and .fortran. Please refer to the course materials for any specific instructions or recommendations. The .h files are header files and .in files are input data files.

     

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