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Radiative transfer

  • Course code: FRRY045
  • Course higher education credits: 8.0
  • Graduate school: Radio and Space Science
  • Course start: 2019-09-09
  • Course end: 2020-02-24
  • Course is normally given: Every third year
  • Language: The course will be given in English
  • Nordic Five Tech (N5T): This course is free for PhD students from N5T universities
The course covers basic concepts of radiative transfer theory, as well as applications to atmospheric science and astronomy.

Module 1, 190909-191216 (5 points): Principles of radiative transfer and electromagnetic scattering
Module 2, 200113-200204 (3 points): specialized topics in atmospheric radiative transfer and astronomy, seminar talks given by students

  • After completion of the course the student should be able to:
  • Formulate and solve radiative transfer problems
Model input parameters for radiative transfer problems
  • G. E. Thomas and K. Stamnes, Radiative transfer in the atmosphere and ocean, Cambridge University Press, 1999
  • M. Wendisch and P. Yang, Theory of atmospheric radiative transfer, Wiley, 2012
  • G. B. Rybicki and A. P. Lightman, Radiative processes in Astrophysics, Wiley, 1979
  • G. W. Petty, A first course in atmospheric radiation, Sundog Publishing, 2006
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