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Basically atmosphere is the layer of gases that surrounds the earth. Do you know how weather is forecasted? Well data of the current state of the atmosphere (particularly the temperature, humidity and wind) are analyzed using meteorology.

This course will give you basic idea about the composition and circulation of the atmosphere with a focus on explaining the fundamentals of weather and climate. You will also learn about solar and terrestrial radiation, clouds, and weather patterns.


This course does not involve any written exams. Students need to answer 5 assignment questions to complete the course, the answers will be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own time. Each answer needs to be 200 words (1 Page). Once the answers are submitted, the tutor will check and assess the work.


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Course Credit: UCI Open

Course Curriculum

ESS 5. Lec 01. The Atmosphere: Composition and Evolution of the Atmosphere 00:31:00
ESS 5. Lec 02. The Atmosphere: Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere 01:04:00
ESS 5. Lec 03. The Atmosphere: Solar Radiation and the Seasons 01:14:00
ESS 5. Lec 04. The Atmosphere: Global Energy Balance and Temperature 01:02:00
ESS 5. Lec 05. The Atmosphere: Factors Affecting Local Temperatures 01:04:00
ESS 5. Lec 06. The Atmosphere: Pressure and Winds 01:13:00
ESS 5. Lec 07. The Atmosphere: Atmospheric Moisture 01:03:00
ESS 5. Lec 08. The Atmosphere: Cloud Development and Forms 01:01:00
ESS 5. Lec 09. The Atmosphere: Precipitation Processes 01:03:00
ESS 5. Lec 10. The Atmosphere: Atmospheric Circulation 01:01:00
ESS 5. Lec. 11. The Atmosphere: Ocean Interactions 01:13:00
ESS 5. Lec. 12. The Atmosphere: Wind Systems, Air Masses, and Fronts 01:08:00
ESS 5. Lec. 13. The Atmosphere: Mid- Latitude Cyclones 00:57:00
ESS 5. Lec. 14. The Atmosphere: Lightning, Thunderstorms and Tornadoes 00:57:00
ESS 5. Lec. 15. The Atmosphere: Hurricanes 01:06:00
ESS 5. Lec. 16. The Atmosphere: Human Effects on the Atmosphere and Introduction to Earth’s Climates 01:04:00
ESS 5. Lec. 17. The Atmosphere: Earth’s Past Climates 01:04:00
ESS 5. Lec. 18. The Atmosphere: Earth’s Climate Today 01:14:00
ESS 5. Lec. 19.The Atmosphere: Earth’s Future Climate 01:11:00
Submit Your Assignment 00:00:00
Certification 00:00:00

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