ASEN 5235 - Introduction to Atmospheric Radiative Transfer and Remote Sensing Course uri icon



  • Examines fundamentals of radiative transfer and remote sensing with primary emphasis on the Earth's atmosphere; emission, absorption and scattering by molecules and particles; multiple scattering; polarization; radiometry and photometry; principles of inversion theory; extinction- and emission-based passive remote sensing; principles of active remote sensing; lidar and radar; additional applications such as the greenhouse effect and Earth's radiative energy budget. Recommended prerequisite: one year of calculus-based physics and math up through differential equations. Same as ATOC 5235.