Experimental Atmospheric Chemistry

Isotopomer ratios measuring instrument on a big cart.

Instrument to measure isotopomer ratios of tropospheric nitrous oxide, showing Arerodyne's mid-IR spectroscopy, and preconcentration module developed at MIT. (Image courtesy of Prof. Shuhei Ono.)


MIT Course Number

12.335 / 12.835

As Taught In

Fall 2014


Undergraduate / Graduate

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Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the atmospheric chemistry involved in climate change, air pollution and biogeochemical cycles using a combination of hands-on laboratory, field studies, and simple computer models. Lectures will be accompanied by field trips to collect air samples for the analysis of gases, aerosols and clouds by the students.

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Ronald Prinn, Shuhei Ono, and Karin Ardon Dryer. 12.335 Experimental Atmospheric Chemistry. Fall 2014. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, https://ocw.mit.edu. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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