May 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

AES 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 213/213L  or PHYS 209 ), MATH 321 , and AES 404/504  
Notes: Students enrolled in AES 501 will be held to a higher standard than those enrolled in AES 401.

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