**announcements**

lecture midterm: 1 May

lab midterm: 8 May

projects due: 7 June by 7:30 pm

final: 14 June 2011, 8 to 9:50 am

review outline

term project ideas

office hours: M 11:00 to 13:00 and Tu: 13:00 to 14:00 (or by appointment)

**computer lab excercises**

- lab 1: DUE: 10 April
- REWRITE DUE: 24 April
- lab chapter 1: introduction/Matlab review
- script: exponential decay
- function: polynomial of any order
- What is science? Some quotes.

- lab 2: DUE: 17 April
- REWRITE DUE: 1 May
- lab chapter 2: building a model
- interesting reading
- Ejection of rock fragments from planetary bodies, Melosh, 1985 (available online via Millar Library)
- Oblique Impact: A Process for Obtaining Meteorite Samples from Other Planets, O'Keefe and Ahrens, 1986 (available online via Millar Library)
- Launch of martian meteorites in oblique impacts, Artemieva and Ivanov, 2004 (available online via Millar Library)

- lab 3: DUE: 26 April
- REWRITE DUE: 8 May
- lab chapter 3:initial value problems
- script: euler single-step for dydx=x+y
- script: Euler single-step. range of step sizes for dydx=x+y
- function: dydx=x+y
- script: decay series
- function: pairs with decay series script
- script: decay using Matlab's Runge-Kutta solver
- function: pairs with decay using R-K solver
- function: two reservoir ocean
- interesting reading: Biogeochemical Controls and Feedbacks on Ocean Primary Production, Falkowski et al, 1998, Science.

- lab 3 extra DUE: 3 May
- REWRITE DUE:
- extra IVP practice problem

- lab 4: We will have an alternative assignment Tuesday (see above). Nevertheless, you may find the text of this lab to have some value.
- lab chapter 4: iteration
- script: zero-dimensional blackbody ebm
- script: zero-dimensional ebm with linearized radiative transfer and temperature-dependent albedo
- interesting reading: history of climate modeling (hosted by the American Institute of Physics)

- lab chapter 4: iteration
- lab 5: DUE: 10 May
- REWRITE DUE: 22 May
- lab chapter 5: simultaneous equations
- script fragment from section 5.3.2

- lab 6: DUE: 17 May
- REWRITE DUE:
- lab chapter 6: finite difference model in 1 dimension
- matlab file: testdat.mat
- matlab file: testdat2.mat
- script: 1D finite difference model

- lab 7: DUE: 24 May

**extras**- conservation of some stuff an appendix to the lab material