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ATMS 748 - Measurement in the Atmosphere

(4 units)
Measurement of physically meaningful parameters in a heterogeneous, turbulent medium. Direct and remote sensing, data reduction, theory of instrument design.

Units of Lecture: 3
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Offered: Every Spring
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to review and demonstrate how to communicate atmospheric science measurements, both in written and oral formats. We will build skills for manipulating and visualizing atmospheric science data sets, and students will have ample opportunities for writing and presenting scientific reports.
2. Students will be able to recognize atmospheric science instruments for measuring wind, pressure, temperature, humidity, solar radiation, infrared radiation, and aerosol properties.
3. Students will be able to perform atmospheric science case studies for specific events such as high air pollution days or days with strong precipitation.


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