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12.422 Planetary Atmospheres (New)

Prereq: 12.003 or permission of instructor
U (Spring)
12 Units

Provides a basic understanding of the physics and chemistry of planetary atmospheres. Explores the formation and evolution of atmospheres, their structure and dynamics, and what is known about their chemical composition. Pays particular attention to their energy balance. Also presents the current state of understanding of exoplanet atmospheres. Students taking graduate version complete an additional research project.

D. Cziczo

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Subject meets with 12.622