11:670:451 / 16:712:552 Remote Sensing of the Ocean and Atmosphere

Class website: http://marine.rutgers.edu/dmcs/ms552

Instructors:       Dr. Jim Miller, Room 111D, IMCS, miller@marine.rutgers.edu
Dr. John Wilkin, Room 211C, IMCS, wilkin@marine.rutgers.edu

Class #

Date

Topic

Lecturer

1

Jan 18

Introduction

Miller

2

Jan 23

Electromagnetic spectrum

Miller

3

Jan 25

Radiative transfer equation

Miller

4

Jan 30

Satellite orbits (Notes)

Wilkin

5

Feb 1

Measurement geometry PPT slides Homework 2

Wilkin

6

Feb 6

Radiometers/applications

Miller

7

Feb 8

Sea surface temperature (1)  Notes

Wilkin

8

Feb 13

Sea surface temperature (2)

Wilkin

9

Feb 15

Earth Radiation Budget
   The Earth Radiation Budget Experiment
   Solar Radiation & Climate Experiment

Miller

10

Feb 20

Web info for Project Presentations

Georgescu

11

Feb 22

Aerosols

Robock

12

Feb 27

Clouds

Miller

 

Mar 1

EXAM 1

 

13

Mar 6

Atmospheric temperature profiles

Miller

14

Mar 8

Ozone

Miller

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SPRING BREAK

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15

Mar 20

Altimetry (1)

Wilkin

16

Mar 22

Altimetry (2)

Wilkin

17

Mar 27

Scatterometry, SAR, CODAR

Wilkin

18

Mar 29

Winds, passive microwave

Miller

19

Apr 3

Passive microwave applications
AQUA AMSU-A
AQUA AMSR-E (site1), AQUA AMSR-E (site 2)

Miller

20

Apr 5

Ocean color

Wang

21

Apr 10

Polar applications

Francis

22

Apr 12

Review (Wilkin ppt)

Miller/Wilkin

 

Apr 17

EXAM 2

 

23-26

Apr 19 – May 1

PROJECT PRESENTATIONS