Radiative Equilibrium of The Atmosphere. Thermodynamic Properties, Vertical Motion and Convection. Cloud Formation. The Dynamic Equations of Motion. The Geostrophic Approximation. The Thermal Wind Equation. Atmospheric Waves-gravity and Mountain Waves, Rossby Waves. The Origin and Spectrum of Atmospheric Turbulence. Aspects Of General Circulation-fronts, Transport of Energy and of Angular Momentum.

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116027 - Physics of Fluids

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