12.842 | Fall 2008 | Graduate

Climate Physics and Chemistry

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Moist Convection


Lecture presentation on moist convection, water variables, saturation specific humidity, phase equilibria, ice nucleation, precipitation formation, stability assessment, the simple radiative-convective model, and the effect of moist convective adjustment on climate sensitivity.

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