ATM SCI 330: General Information

Prerequisites: Atm Sci 240, Chem 102

Required: Air Pollution and Global Warming: History, Science, and Solutions. Mark Z. Jacobson, Cambridge University Press. 2e. ISBN# 10: 110769115X or 13: 9781107691155.

Other books which may be useful at times [on 2-hour reserve at the library]:

  • Principles of Air Pollution Meteorology by Lyons and Scott. CRC Press, 1990, 224 pp.
  • Air Pollution Meteorology and Dispersion by Arya. Oxford University Press, 1999, 310 pp.
  • An Introduction to Boundary Layer Meteorology by R.B. Stull. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988, 666 pp.
Office hours: T Th 12:30 – 1:30pm, W 11-12, or by appointment.
Grades: Grades will be determined by one of the following two schedules, whichever is most advantageous to you*:

Item Schedule #1 Schedule #2
Midterm Exam #1 15% 10%
Midterm Exam #2 15% 10%
Final Exam (not cumulative) 15% 10%
Problem sets (8) 45% 60%
Textbook assignments 10% 10%

*Motivated by a desire to reduce stress among students.  This automatic, multiple assessment method is described in detail here.


  • Graduate and undergraduate students will be graded separately.
  • Graduate students will have additional and/or alternate assignments.
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