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PHY 3150 - Atmospheric Physics (3)


When Offered: Spring
An introduction to the principles of atmospheric physics. After a survey of climatology and the hydrologic and carbon cycles, this course focuses on important aspects of atmospheric physics including thermodynamics, radiative transfer, atmospheric chemistry, cloud microphysics, atmospheric and fluid dynamics, weather systems, boundary layer physics, and climate dynamics. Lecture two hours, laboratory two hours.
Prerequisites: PHY 1150  and PHY 1151 . (ND Prerequisite: passing the math placement test or successful completion of MAT 0010 .)