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Instructor Class Description

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Robert Holzworth
ESS 590
Seattle Campus

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Class description

This is a course about ionospheric physics. We will use Mike Kelley's recently revised book by that name: The Earth's Ionosphere: Plasma Physics and Electrodynamics By Michael C. Kelley (2009).

Student learning goals

We will learn the unique characteristic differences between equatorial, midlatitude and high latitude ionosphere plasmas.

General method of instruction

lecture & problems sets.

Recommended preparation

Recommended: Introductory plasma physics (such as offered by ESS515 or AA405)

Class assignments and grading

Weekly problems sets

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Robert Holzworth
Date: 11/10/2009