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EV431 – Air: Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry

Introduction to atmospheric circulation, radiation transfer, thermodynamics and radiation balance as they determine the vertical structure of the atmosphere and regulate the surface temperature. Kinetics, modeling, and reaction systems as they relate to air pollution and ozone chemistry in the stratosphere and troposphere. Course includes a student-designed laboratory/field project related to local air pollution issues. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Scientific Investigation of the Natural World requirement.

Prerequisite: Environmental Program 212 or Chemistry 108 and Physics 241 or Physics 251.


TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Spring 2018 Block 6 Air: Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry Lynne Gratz TBA 25/5 12/16/2017