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2017-2018 SDSM&T Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 SDSM&T Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AES 651 Measurement and Instrumentation

Credits: (3-0) 3

An overview of the principles of measurement will be covered, in combination with detailed investigations into selected instruments designed to measure some of the following phenomena: radiation, temperature, humidity, wind, precipitation, photosynthesis, surface reflectance, and concentrations and fluxes of trace gases. Multiple scale measurement techniques will be addressed. In the laboratory part of the course, students will learn to collect, log, and format field data for quality control and analysis using both manual and automatic methods. The topics covered in this course will vary depending on the research interests of students enrolled and the contributing professors.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing

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