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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 12.815 (Fall 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • Atmospheric Radiation 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Dr. Robert McClatchey
    Prof. Ronald Prinn 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 12.815 Atmospheric Radiation



    Fall 2006




    Course Highlights


    This course features complete lecture notes and computational exercises in assignments section.


    Course Description


    This is an introduction to the physics of atmospheric radiation and remote sensing including use of computer codes. Subjects covered include: radiative transfer equation including emission and scattering, spectroscopy, Mie theory, and numerical solutions. We examine the solution of inverse problems in remote sensing of atmospheric temperature and composition.
     

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