12.812 | Fall 2005 | Graduate
General Circulation of the Earth's Atmosphere
Course Description
This course examines diagnostic studies of the Earth’s atmosphere and discusses their implications for the theory of the structure and general circulation of the Earth’s atmosphere. It includes some discussion of the validation and use of general circulation models as atmospheric analogs.
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Diagram showing evaporation and precipitation patterns over land and water.
Global climate system. (Image by MIT OCW.)