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