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    PC431 – 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. (Not offered 2020-21).

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