Fiches de cours 2017-2018

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Physics and chemistry of the atmosphere

ENV-320

Enseignant(s) :

Huwald Wolf Hendrik
Lehning Michael
Takahama Satoshi

Langue:

English

Summary

The course provides an introduction to the physical and chemical processes that govern the atmospheric dynamics at small and large scales. The basis is laid for an in depth understanding of our atmospheric environment and the climate system.

Content

Keywords

Atmospheric Physics, Atmospheric Chemistry, Radiative Transfer, Weather, Climate, Aerosols, Clouds, Ozone, Air Pollution, Boundary Layer, Energy Balance, Nucleation

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Important concepts to start the course

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lectures, Exercises, Laboratory (Practical work)

Expected student activities

Attending lectures and participation in laboratory

Complete exercises and practical work

Studying (written) course material

Assessment methods

Written exam (55%)

Exercise assignments (40%)

Laboratory participation and report (5%)

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Others

Prof. Lehning: Thursday from 14:00 to 16:00

Teaching Assistants: 1 full day (tbd)

Resources

Bibliography

John M. Wallace and Peter V. Hobbs: Atmospheric Science, An Introductory Survey

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

See Moodle

Moodle Link

Prerequisite for

Air Pollution and Climate Change

Dans les plans d'études

  • Passerelle HES - SIE, 2017-2018, Semestre printemps
    • Semestre
       Printemps
    • Forme de l'examen
       Ecrit
    • Crédits
      5
    • Matière examinée
      Physics and chemistry of the atmosphere
    • Cours
      3 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Exercices
      2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Projet
      1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Semestre
       Printemps
    • Forme de l'examen
       Ecrit
    • Crédits
      5
    • Matière examinée
      Physics and chemistry of the atmosphere
    • Cours
      3 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Exercices
      2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Projet
      1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Semestre
       Printemps
    • Forme de l'examen
       Ecrit
    • Crédits
      5
    • Matière examinée
      Physics and chemistry of the atmosphere
    • Cours
      3 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Exercices
      2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Projet
      1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
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9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
En construction
 
      Cours
      Exercice, TP
      Projet, autre

légende

  • Semestre d'automne
  • Session d'hiver
  • Semestre de printemps
  • Session d'été
  • Cours en français
  • Cours en anglais
  • Cours en allemand