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Atmosphere and ocean dynamics

prof. dr hab. Szymon P. Malinowski

Academic year: 2018/2019
Semester: winter

LECTURE DESCRIPTION

Dynamics of the atmosphere and the ocean as dynamics of thin layer of fluid on rotating sphere. Similarities and differences between the atmosphere and the ocean. Primitive equations. Interpretation of geophysical flows in the atmosphere and the ocean

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Exam questions theory

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- Information for students
DAO-pytaniaegz-exam.pdf
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Energetics of atmospheric flows

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- Script for the lecture
DAO-w12-2018.pdf
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Waves in the atmosphere

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- Script for the lecture
DAO-w11-2018.pdf
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Quasi-geostrophic theory, continuation

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- Script for the lecture
DAO-w10-2018.pdf
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Quasi-geostrophic theory I

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- Script for the lecture
DAO-w09-2016.pdf
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Vorticity and circulation

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- Script for the lecture
DAO-w08-2018.pdf
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Shallow water

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- Script for the lecture
DAO-w07-2018.pdf
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Ekmal layer, Ekman pumping, consequences.

Lecture documents:
- Script for the lecture
DAO-w06-2018.pdf
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Vertical coordinates, parcel method.

Lecture documents:
- Script for the lecture
DAO-w05-2018.pdf
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Szymon P. Malinowski

Adiabaic hydroststic atmosphere, potential temperature. Primitve equations.

Boussinesq and anelastic approximmations.

Lecture documents:
- Script for the lecture
DAO-w04-2018.pdf
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Szymon P. Malinowski

Forces. Scale analysis. Geostrophic approximmation. Hydroststic approximmation. Balanced flows.

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Lecture 02/03 - Script for the lecture
dao-w02-3-2018.pdf
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1. Fluids: air, water. Constitutive equations. Structure of the atmosphere and the ocean. Similarities and differences.

2. Equations of motion (momentum, mass conservation, energy).

 

Lecture documents:
DAO-w01-2018.pdf
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