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Fall 2012
Nov 27, 2015
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EAS 62000 - Aerosols, Clouds And Climate
Credit Hours: 3.00. An exploration of the complex relationships between aerosols, clouds and climate, including the so-called “direct effect” of aerosol on the radiation balance and their numerous influences upon relevant cloud properties called “indirect effects”, the impact of different cloud types upon incoming solar radiation and outgoing longwave radiation, the effects of anthropogenic aerosol and climate change on precipitation efficiency, and the representation of aerosol, clouds and cloud processes in climate models. Prerequisites: EAS 53200 or 53300 or 63100. Typically offered in alternating years Fall Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Science
Department: Dept of Earth & Atmospheric Sc

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: 1. Students will add to their base knowledge regarding the interaction of aerosols, clouds and climate. 2. Students will also develop their critical thinking skills and written communication skills. 3. Students will also improve their oral communication skills.

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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