Students will study the processes involving the exchange of momentum, heat and moisture between the lowest portion of the atmosphere and the underlying surface of the earth. Topics will include: local energy budgets, soil heat transfer, the planetary boundary layer, turbulence, and neutral and diabatic surface layers. Spring term of even years. This course is co-listed with MT4470 in the undergraduate curriculum.
*All course information is from the 2012-2013 Catalog.