Dec 15, 2019  
University of Alberta Calendar 2019-2020 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2019-2020

PHYS 364 - Environmental Physics II


★ 3 (fi 6) (either term, 3-0-0) Calculation of pollutant concentrations using principles of materials balance; vertical variation of pressure and temperature in the atmosphere; atmospheric stability and the dispersal of air pollutants; water vapour and humidity; blackbody radiation and Earth's global energy balance; molecular absorption of electromagnetic radiation; the ozone problem; the radon problem. Prerequisites: PHYS 261, and MATH 101 or 115 or 118 or 146 or SCI 100. Offered alternate years only. Consult Department for course scheduling.