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Fall 2016-2017
AOS 527 / GEO 527   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Atmospheric Radiative Transfer

Yi Ming
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.


Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 50%
Final Exam - 50%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20887 L01 2:30 pm - 3:50 pm W F   Guyot Hall   155   Enrolled:6 Limit: