1.841 Atmospheric Composition in the Changing Earth System
Explores how atmospheric chemical composition both drives and responds to climate, with a particular focus on feedbacks via the biosphere. Topics include atmospheric nitrogen; DMS, sulfate, and CLAW; biogenic volatile organic compounds and secondary organic aerosol; wildfires and land use change; atmospheric methane and the oxidative capacity of the troposphere; and air quality and climate and geoengineering.
This class has 1.84 as a prerequisite.
1.841 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by C. Heald.
Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 48-308.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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