Lecture Log/Plan, GEOG 657

 

Spring 2018


Everything above the Log/Plan mark is a log, everything below is a plan, everything more than a week out is still very tentative, not a serious plan. At beginning of class, this is really just an adaptation of the Spring 2014 log.


Feb 6 Course introduction, Feedback diagram. Introduce energy balance


Feb 8: KT97 EB Spreadsheet model


Feb 13:  Energy imbalances (Trenberth et al)


Feb 15:  Transient model, Feedback, heat capacity, response time.


Feb 20: Go over spreadsheet model, Box model.,


Feb 22: Budyko 1969, GCM intro, Hadley, Phillips


Feb 27: Numerics of the GCM dynamics, Special vertical coordinates


Mar 1: CESM (Gent, Hurrell)


Mar 6: Go over box model, Introduce Zonal Model


Mar 8:   Introduction to ocean modeling


Mar 13: Ocean models (Danabasoglu)

  

Mar 15: PDO and ENSO (Newman)


Mar 20: PDO, MJO, (Newman, Wheeler and Herndon, Klingaman)


Mar 22:  Introduce the Greenhouse


Mar 27, 29:   No class, Spring Break---


Apr 3:  FInish introducing the Greenhouse, Introduce the GCM project


Apr 5:  GCM project and NCL -- lab day


Apr 10:   Clouds and Radiation(Veron)


Apr 12:  Clouds (Veron)


Apr 17::  Clouds (Veron)


Apr 19: : Clouds (Veron)


Apr 24: Greenhouse Gas simulations


Apr 26 Vegetation Models (D Lawrence, Bogart)


May 1 Effects of Urban, CN, and DV (P. Lawrence, Sakaguchi,  Mahowald, McDermitt, Yan))


May 3: Sea Ice (Jahn, Deser, Caldeira)


May 8: Sea Ice, start ice age. Greenland (Lipscomb)


May 10: Finish land ice, Antarctica.


May 15:   Presentations of final projects, Summary and cleanup.


^^^ Log ^^^ --- vvv Plan vvv -----.  Last updated  1 June 2018


June 1, 2018 1:59 PM