Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

ESM 471 Atmospheric Physics

Cycles of trace gases in the Earth’s atmosphere and their role in the environment. Emission, dispersal, and removal of natural and man-made trace constituents in the atmosphere that determine the Earth’s climate and stratospheric ozone layer. Also offered for graduate-level credit as ESM 571; this course is the same as Ph 471/571 and may only be taken only once for credit.




Prerequisites: one year each of calculus and calculus-based physics. Recommended: introductory course in differential equations.
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