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TAMUATMO 201Timothy LoganSpring

ATMO 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Net Force, Atmospheric Pressure, Jet Stream

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4 Apr 2017
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The power of wind - wind blows from high to low: transport energy (heat), moisture, momentum. Continuity - account for wind in three dimensions: zonal
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TAMUATMO 201Timothy LoganSpring

ATMO 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Cloud Condensation Nuclei, Cloud Top, Cumulonimbus Cloud

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5 Mar 2017
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TAMUATMO 201Timothy LoganSpring

ATMO 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Planetary Boundary Layer, Asteroid Family, Coriolis Force

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4 Apr 2017
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Low on top of a low and high on top of a high does not work because they annihilate each other. Coriolis force: fake or apparent force caused by rotati
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TAMUATMO 201Timothy LoganSpring

ATMO 201 Lecture 7: ch 4

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5 Mar 2017
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Condensation - the evidence that there is water vapor in the air. Dew point temperature (td) - temperature at which water vapor will condense. Dew - co
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TAMUATMO 201Timothy LoganSpring

ATMO 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Shortwave Radiation, Fluid Parcel, Advection

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5 Mar 2017
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TAMUATMO 201Timothy LoganSpring

ATMO 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Hadley Cell, Convection Cell

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4 Apr 2017
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Questions: 1-3, 5, 7, 9-11, on page 235. Worldwide average flow of air or climatology of global winds. Warm air rises at equator and sinks at poles: no
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TAMUATMO 201Timothy LoganSpring

ATMO 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Intertropical Convergence Zone, Cirrus Cloud, Nimbostratus Cloud

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4 Apr 2017
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Note that raindrops can freeze on contact with cold ground while air temperature is above freezing. Road surface, grass, objects cool faster than the a
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TAMUATMO 201Timothy LoganSpring

ATMO 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Precipitation Types, Monsoon Of South Asia, Rain Gauge

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5 Mar 2017
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Falling ice crystal leads to accretion of ice/sclw (graupel) Fractured falling ice crystals can lead to aggregation. Height of freezing level dictates
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TAMUATMO 201Timothy LoganSpring

ATMO 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Shortwave Radiation, Boundary Current, Ozone Depletion

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3 Feb 2017
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The eastern pacific ocean has a cold front because it comes from the arctic ocean. Average: be able to explain averages with extremes in the mix. Conce
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TAMUATMO 201Timothy LoganSpring

ATMO 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Water Vapor, Radiant Energy, Ultraviolet

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18 Jan 2017
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TAMUATMO 201Timothy LoganSpring

ATMO 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Jet Stream, Cosmic Ray, Airglow

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23 Jan 2017
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TAMUATMO 201Collins DonaldFall

ATMO 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Nimbostratus Cloud, Advection, Cumulus Congestus Cloud

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5 Oct 2015
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Dew: tiny specks of water that form on things because they have gotten colder than the dew point temperature. When dew is on the grass,/ rain will neve
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