Introduction to Atmospheric Radiation

CLIMATE 380
EARTH 381
SPACE 380

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.

Credits: 
4
Bulletin URL: 
http://www.engin.umich.edu/students/bulletin/aoss/courses.html
School(s)/College(s): 
Engineering » Climate & Space Sciences
Literature, Science, & Arts » Earth and Environmental Sciences
Semesters: 
Fall 2017
Fall 2016
Fall 2015
Fall 2014