University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jan 27, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ATMS 743 - Cloud and Aerosol Physics

(3 units)
Aerosol nucleation, growth and coagulation, cloud droplet and ice crystal nucleation and growth; cloud thermodynamics and chemistry; precipitation and electrification processes; measurement and modeling techniques.

Prerequisite(s): ATMS 611 . Recommended Preparation: A course in college chemistry.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of weather and climate processes in topographically complex regions.
2. demonstrate understanding of atmospheric instrumentation.
3. develop concise research proposals.
4. author research papers for submission to scientific journals.
5. demonstrate ability to select and interpret information required to analyze aerosol and cloud problems.

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