AOS 527 / GEO 527 Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit
Atmospheric Radiative Transfer
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.
Not Open to Freshmen.