Instructor: Prof. Gregory Hakim (685.2439) (www)
Department of Atmospheric Sciences; University of Washington
This course provides a broad introduction to the atmospheric sciences,
including atmospheric composition, weather forecasting, radiation,
thermodynamics, and climate. Insight on these topics is gained by
application of basic physical laws. A daily review of current weather
provides real-time examples of principles derived in lecture.
Prerequisites: MATH 126; PHYS 123.
First Annual Atmos Sci All-Student Social
- Tuesday, December 6, 4:30-6:30pm, in ATG 310c.
- Pizza and hanging out with other Atmos Sci students.
Class meets: M-F 9:30-10:20 pm in ATG 310C. (No Class: 4,5,6 October; 11 November; 24-25 November)
Text: Atmospheric Science. An Introductory Survey, Second Edition, by J. M Wallace and P. V. Hobbs.
Homework # 8
Observed cyclone evolution.
Houze cloud atlas.
Information on majoring (and minoring) in Atmospheric Sciences.
Weather links| US Min Temp | US Max Temp | US Precip |
WA terrain elevation | WA climatological precipitation | WA ecozones
Java applet for chaos demonstration.
Wet bulb calulator