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Fall 2012-2013
AOS 527 / GEO 527  

Atmospheric Radiative Transfer

Venkatachalam Ramaswamy

Structure and composition of terrestrial atmospheres. Fundamental aspects of electromagnetic radiation. Absorption and emission by atmospheric gases. Optical extinction of particles. Roles of atmospheric species in Earth's radiative energy balance. Perturbation of climate due to natural and antropogenic causes. Satellite observations of climate system.


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Not Open to Freshmen.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21842 L01 TBA        Enrolled:7 Limit: