Atmospheric Chemistry and Climatology Major

Description: A program that focuses on the scientific study of atmospheric constituents, reactions, measurement techniques, and processes in predictive, current, and historical contexts. Includes instruction in climate modeling, gases and aerosols, trace gases, aqueous phase chemistry, sinks, transport mechanisms, computer measurement, climate variability, paleoclimatology, climate diagnosis, numerical modeling and data analysis, ionization, recombination, photoemission, and plasma chemistry.

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Atmospheric Chemistry and Climatology Major

What Courses Do Atmospheric Chemistry and Climatology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Atmospheric Chemistry and Climatology majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Atmospheric Science
  • Chemistry
  • Climatology
  • Mathematics
  • Meteorology
  • Physics

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