Minor in Environmental Studies - Atmospheric Chemistry CHEM 4595   Atmospheric Chemistry
CREDIT HOURS: 3
Fundamental introduction to the physical and chemical processes determining the composition of the atmosphere and its implications for climate, ecosystems, and human welfare. Origin of the atmosphere. Nitrogen, oxygen, carbon, sulfur cycles. Atmospheric transport and turbulence. Stratospheric ozone. Oxidizing power of the atmosphere. Regional air pollution: aerosols, smog, acid rain.
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: MATH 1000.03, PHYC 1190.03/PHYC 1290.03 or PHYC 1310.03/PHYC 1320.03, and CHEM 1012.03 (grade of C- or better)
CROSS-LISTING: PHYC 4595.03, OCEA 4595.03, OCEA 5595.03