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SIO 217A: Atmospheric Thermodynamics

Fall 2015 - SIO217A Course Syllabus

Instructor: Lynn Russell

Office: Nierenberg 343

Telephone: (858)534-4852


Prerequisites: Chem. 6A-6C or 6AH, 6BH, and 6 CH, or quivalent. (S)

HOMEWORK: Please submit assignments ( as a single pdf, meaning one file. Handwritten, scanned (pdf) submissions are okay. It is, however, YOUR responsiblity to submit a legible document. Assignments are due BEFORE 12:00pm (Noon) on the scheduled due date.

Required Text:

Thermodynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans, J. A. Curry & P. J. Webster (1999)

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