Home page for ESCI 343 - Atmospheric Dynamics II

Dr. Alex DeCaria
e-mail:  alex.decaria@millersville.edu

Syllabus and other materials available on MU Desire2Learn (D2L) site.

Lecture Notes: These are the notes that I use to prepare and deliver my lecture.  They are provided here as an additional resource for students.  However, they are not guaranteed to be complete, accurate, or up-to-date, and should not be viewed as a replacement for taking notes in class.  Please bring any discrepancies or errors to my attention.

Number
Topic
Answers to Exercises
(if applicable)
1 Ageostrophic Wind
 
2 QG Geopotential Tendency Eqn

3 QG Omega Equation

4 Introduction to Waves
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5 Linear Waves

6 Shallow-water Gravity Waves
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7 Waves in a Two-layer Fluid

8 Sound Waves
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9 Internal Waves
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10 Topographic Waves
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11 Rossby Waves

12 Inertial-gravity Waves
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13
Geostrophic Adjustment
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14 Inertial/Slantwise Instability

15 Barotropic/Baroclinic Instability