A Climate System View of Radiative Transfer (in English)
Thursdays 12:30-14:00 (winter semester 2013/2014)
Room ZMAW Building Z024

 

Overview

This course (12+1 lectures of about 1,5 hrs each) will give an introduction and overview of how an understanding of radiative transfer helps understand basic properties of the climate system.

Grading

Credit for the course will be based on a report written on a project chosen by a student, or group of students, through the course of the class. The report is due at the end of January, 2014.

Supplementary material and lecture notes:

1. lectures notes - available after Login
2. Water in the Atmosphere (Opens external link in current windowPhysics Today Paper by B. Stevens and S. Bony)
3. Infrared Radiation And Planetary Temperature (Opens external link in current windowPhysics Today Paper by Ray Pierrehumbert)