AOSS 380 - Introduction to Atmospheric Radiation
Section: 001
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences (AOSS)
Department: CoE Climate and Space
Requirements & Distribution:
Enforced Prerequisites:
MATH 216 or 256 or 286 or 316, with a C or better.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Basic concepts and processes of radiative transfer including radiometric quantities, electromagnetic spectrum, absorption, emission, scattering. The physics laws governing these processes including the Planck Law and the Kirchhoff Law. Radiative properties of atmospheric constituents. Reflection and refraction. Introductory-level descriptions of relevant applications in atmospheric sciences and climate physics.

AOSS 380 - Introduction to Atmospheric Radiation
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001 (LEC)
MWF 10:30AM - 12:00PM
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ISBN: 0972903313
A first course in atmospheric radiation, Author: Grant W. Petty., Publisher: Sundog Publ. 2. ed. 2006
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