Lecture 14: Seawater, pH and Wind 
Lecture 14: Seawater, pH and Wind
by UCLA / Edwin Schauble
Video Lecture 14 of 27
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Date Added: December 5, 2010

Lecture Description

October 28, 2009

Composition of the Atmosphere
Density of Air
Density & temperature of Air
Expanding Air Cools and Condenses
Solar Heating of the Earth
Solar Heating & the Seasons
Redistribution of Solar Heat Energy
Atmospheric Circulation Without Rotation
Actual Atmospheric Circulation
Lab Coriolis Movies
Coriolis Effect Movies
The Coriolis Effect on Earth
The Coriolis Effect
Why do storms (including hurricanes and cyclones) go backwards?

Lecture Notes: Lecture 14: pH and wind and Wind 2

Course Index

Course Description

In this course, Prof. Edwin Schauble gives 27 video lectures on Introduction to Oceanography. This class provides a general introduction to geological, physical, chemical, and biological processes and history of Earth's global oceanic system.

•High school science background
– Math: algebra & geometry, graphs
– Metric units
– Geography: maps, Earth's major features, longitude & latitude
– Chemistry: elements, atoms, molecules, chemical equations
– Physics: matter, density, waves, velocity, energy, gravity
– Biology: genus, species, evolution, plants & animals

Original Course Name: Earth & Space Science 15: Introduction to Oceanography.

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