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PHY2505H S SPECIALIZED
Atmospheric Radiative Transfer and Remote Sounding

Official description

Topics

Review of radiative transfer; radiative absorption and emission in matter; basic molecular spectroscopy; spectral line intensities and line shapes; scattering of radiation; the role of minor constituents and the greenhouse effect; applications to the atmosphere; techniques and methodologies for atmospheric remote sounding.

Prerequisite
PHY 1830F "Foundation Course in Atmospheric Physics" (or equivalent), or permission of the instructor
Textbook
                            ['Available on Course Reserve in the Physics Library:', 'A first course in atmospheric radiation, Grant W. Petty', 'An introduction to atmospheric radiation, K. N. Liou', 'Atmospheric radiative transfer, Jacqueline Lenoble', 'Atmospheric radiation : theoretical basis, R. M. Goody and Y. L. Yung', 'Spectroscopy and radiative transfer of planetary atmospheres, Kelly', 'Chance and Randall V. Martin']
                        
course title
PHY2505H S SPECIALIZED
session
winter
group
specialized course
time and location
Time: TBA
coordinator
Walker, Kaley
Kaley Walker
416-978-8218
MP712

Delivery Methods

In Person

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Online - Synchronous
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Asynchronous
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