INTRODUCTION TO PLANETARY ATMOSPHERES

CRN:23203, MTO461E

 

2020-2021, SPRING TERM

Instructor: Z. KaymaZ

Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics

 

Classroom: Virtual (zoom), Class Hours: Thursdays, 14:30-17:30

Office Hours: Tuesdays, 15:30-17:30, Contact: Room 341, tel. 212-285-3126, zerefsan@itu.edu.tr

Class Assistant: TBD, email:

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Calendar for Turkey 2020

Midterm: 06 May 2021

 

Lecture Notes/Slides

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PA-04march2021-Sylabus

PA-Lect01-04mar2021-Overview

PA-Lect01-04mar2021-Overview and Star Formation

PA-Lect02-11mar2021-Formation of Planets and Atmospheres

PA-Lect02-18mar2021-Sun, Solar Activity, Solar Wind

PA-Lect03-01apr2021-Solar-Atmospheric Radiation

PA-Lect05-08apr2021-Neutral Atmosphere Structure

PA-Lect06-08apr2021-Earth’s Dipole Magnetic Field

PA-Lect07-15apr2021-Bshock-Mpause-Msphere

 

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Planetary Atmospheric Dynamics

Venus and its Atmosphere

Planetary Ionospheres

Climate Change on Planets

Mars

Giant Planets

Life on Planets and Habitable Planets

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LAB WORK

NOT THIS YEAR DUE TO PANDEMIE

LAB DEPENDS ON THE AVAILABILITY OF SUNSPOTS ON THE SUN AND ALSO THE WEATHER CONDITIONS ON THE LAB DAY.

CURRENTLY, WE ARE IN THE EXTREMELY QUIET STAGE OF THE SOLAR ACTIVITY.

 

 

TERM PAPER TOPICS

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HOMEWORK SETS

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Lecture Supplements

Planetary Constants

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Units-long

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GRADING

Grades

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Update: 15/April/2021 by ZK

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