10.571J | Spring 2006 | Graduate

Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry



M = Prof. Gregory Mcrae
P = Prof. Ronald Prinn

1 Introduction, Properties of the Atmosphere P, M

2 Combustion Sources and Stoichiometry M

3 Chemical Thermodynamics/Kinetics M

4 Radiative Transfer and Photochemistry M

5 Tropospheric Chemistry: CO M

6 Tropospheric Chemistry: NOx and Ozone M

7 Tropospheric Chemistry: HCHO and Ozone M Problem set 1 out
8 Tropospheric Chemistry: Complex Hydrocarbons M

9-10 Atmospheric Chemistry and Transport: Continuity Equation P Problem set 1 due in Lec #9
11 Atmospheric Chemical Transport Models: Basic Structures P

12-14 Tropospheric Chemistry: Homogeneous Processes M

15-16 Air Pollution Controls M Problem set 2 out in Lec #15
17 Integrated Assessment of Air Pollution M Problem set 2 due
18 Atmospheric Transport Models: Numerical Integration P

19 Incorporating Chemical and Physical Processes in Models P

20-21 Atmospheric Chemical Transport Models: Examples P Take-home exam out
22 Atmospheric Chemistry: Measurement Systems/Estimation P

23 Inverse Methods: Optimal Estimation P

24 Inverse Methods: Statistical Methods P Take-home exam due
25-27 Inverse Methods: Examples P

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