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ATMS 749 - Radiation Transfer

(3 units)
Theoretical basis and numerical techniques for radiation transfer in the atmosphere. Interaction of radiation with atmospheric gases, cloud and aerosol particles and the surface.

Prerequisite(s): ATMS 611 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Odd Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate enhanced ability to understand and critically analyze current literature on radiation transfer related topics.
2. demonstrate enhanced computation skills for solving radiative transfer problems of contemporary importance.
3. demonstrate awareness and ability to use current state of the art computational methods for light scattering and atmospheric radiation transfer.
4. develop simple conceptual models as a guide to understanding radiation transfer.
5. demonstrate methodologies for solving research problems related to radiation transfer.
6. demonstrate awareness of the interconnections of radiation transfer and atmospheric science.


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