PHYC 6580.03: Cloud Physics.
A detailed examination of the behaviour of condensed water in the atmosphere. Topics include nucleation, hydrodynamics of cloud and precipitation particles, ice physics, mechanisms of precipitation formation, electrical and radiative properties. Cloud dynamics will include effects of latent heating feedback, thunderstorm structure, precipitation efficiency, mixed-phased storms and cloud models.
Lecture 3 hours
PREREQUISITES: Permission of the instructor
CROSS-LISTINGS: OCEA 5580.03
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