E-PSCI 200. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics

Tropospheric and stratospheric gas and aerosol chemistry. Carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, and mercury cycles. Implications for climate change, air quality, ecosystems.

Notes: The course time is flexible. Lecture and section times will be chosen in consultation with students to maximize participation. Intended to be an introductory survey of atmospheric chemistry to serve first-year Ph.D. students in the atmospheric sciences as well as students specializing in other areas of Earth & Planetary Sciences or Environmental Science & Engineering. Undergraduate students may take EPS200 with permission of the instructors.

Recommended Prep: College mathematics up to multivariable calculus, basic college physics and chemistry.





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Earth and Planetary Sciences

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