When: Tuesday-Thursday, May 26-28, 2015
Where: York University, Toronto, Ontario
Target: Industrial/Government Scientists and Graduate Students
Prerequisite: Undergraduate Degree in Science
Registration: Free for students
Included: Course notes (hard & soft), breaks & lunches, 1 dinner, Certificate of Completion, Registration in IACPES Symposium (Monday, May 25, 2015)
Topics and Lecturers: Topics and lecturers change slightly on an annual basis. Last years topics included: VOC reaction chemistry; Sulfur oxidation chemistry; Trace gas instrumentation; Satellite measurements and chemical composition; Planetary LIDAR measurements; Emissions and emission inventories; Basic meteorology; Aerosol acidity; Chemical transport: Introduction to modeling; The science under the hood of air quality models; Data assimilation in weather forecasting; Atmospheric measurements from aircraft; Cloud chemistry; Atmospheric mercury: Cycling through the environment; Sea Ice – measurements and climate change. Lectures were delivered by 14 professional scientists with expertise in the above topics. The 2015 list of lecturers will appear soon.
Who should attend?: Industrial and government scientists who wish to develop a more integrated understanding of the physics & chemistry of the atmosphere, and emerging issues of atmospheric importance. Those charged with duties of environmental reporting and compliance should especially attend. This course is co-offered to graduate students as part of the NSERC CREATE Program: Integrating Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics from Earth to Space (IACPES).
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