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12.003 Introduction to Atmosphere, Ocean, and Climate Dynamics

Prereq: Calculus II (GIR), Physics I (GIR)
U (Fall)
12 Units. REST

Introduces the dynamical processes that govern the atmosphere, oceans, and climate. Topics include Earth's radiation budget, convection and clouds, the circulation of the atmosphere and ocean, and climate change. Illustrates underlying mechanisms through laboratory demonstrations with a rotating table, and through analysis of atmospheric and oceanic data.

T. Cronin

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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (Course 6-2)

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...by 6.002 , 6.003 , 6.004 , or...Program] 2 Laboratory Requirement (12 units) [satisfied by...

Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (Course 12)

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General Institute Requirements (GIRs) The General Institute Requirements include a Communication Requirement that is integrated into both the HASS Requirement and the requirements of each major; see details below. Summary of Subject Requirements Subjects Science Requirement 6 Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) Requirement; at least two of these subjects must be designated as communication-intensive (CI-H) to fulfill the Communication Requirement. 8 Restricted Electives in Science and Technology (REST) Requirement [can be satisfied by 12.001 , 12.002 , or 12.003 , and 18.03 in the Departmental Program] 2 Laboratory Requirement (12 units) [can be satisfied by a laboratory/field subject in the Departmental Program] 1 Total GIR Subjects Required for SB Degree 17 Physical Education Requirement Swimming requirement, plus four physical education courses for eight points. Departmental Program Choose at least two subjects in the major that are designated as communication-intensive (CI-M) to fulfill the Communication Requirement.

Electrical Science and Engineering (Course 6-1)

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...among 6.002 , 6.003 , 6.004 , or...Program] 2 Laboratory Requirement (12 units) [satisfied by...