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Prerequisites: ATMOS 5000 AND ATMOS 5300
Overview of aerosols, clouds and precipitation in the atmosphere including observed characteristics and the thermodynamics of how clouds are created and dissipated. Physical interactions of solar and terrestrial radiation with atmospheric constituents, including greenhouse gases, aerosols, clouds and the ground, the role of clouds and atmospheric gases in the earth's energy budget, and the role of anthropogenic greenhouse gases in climate change.