12.807[J] Atmospheric Chemistry


Class Info

Provides a detailed overview of the chemical transformations that control the abundances of key trace species in the Earth's atmosphere. Emphasizes the effects of human activity on air quality and climate. Topics include photochemistry, kinetics, and thermodynamics important to the chemistry of the atmosphere; stratospheric ozone depletion; oxidation chemistry of the troposphere; photochemical smog; aerosol chemistry; and sources and sinks of greenhouse gases and other climate forcers.

This class has 5.60 as a prerequisite.

12.807[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by J. H. Kroll.

Lecture occurs 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 48-308.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 12.807[J] was rated 6.9 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+12.807&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site or on the 12.807[J] Stellar site.

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