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Robert Wood
ATM S 451
Seattle Campus

Instruments and Observations

Principles of operating instruments for measuring important atmospheric parameters (e.g., temperature, humidity, aerosol concentration). Concepts of sensitivity, accuracy, representativeness, time response. Manipulation of output data including signal processing and statistical analysis. Experimental design and implementation of the design in actual field experiments is included. Prerequisite: ATM S 370; either STAT/MATH 390 or Q SCI 381. Offered: Sp.

Class description

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lectures MWF 11:30-12:20 Labs/lectures TTh 10:30-12:20

Recommended preparation

A laboratory notebook is required, available at the University Bookstore

Class assignments and grading

Lab reports (50%), Midterm (20%), Final (30%)


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.
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Last Update by Robert Wood
Date: 01/03/2007