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2012-2013 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
2012-2013 SDSM&T Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATM 401/501 Atmospheric Physics

Credits: (3-0) 3

An introduction to physical processes that govern the behavior of the atmosphere. Topics will include atmospheric thermodynamics; absorption, scattering and radiative transfer; convective motion, troposheric chemistry, cloud and precipitation development; and atmospheric electricity.

Prerequisites: PHYS 213  and MATH 321  For ATM 501, graduate standing is required.
Notes: Satisfies the meteorology distribution requirement for the ATM M.S. program.  Students enrolled in ATM 501 will be held to a higher standard than those enrolled in ATM 401.

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