Satellite Meteorology  (191051)
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Course  :  Master's Course
Subject Type  :  Type 1 Subject
Instructor  :  Associate Professor MASUNAGA, Hirohiko
Credits  :  2
Class schedule  :  Tue.   2nd
Classroom  :  Lecture Room 301/Common Building, Graduate School of Environmental Studies
The topics below are each covered by one 90-min class or two.

I. Background and Basics ---
1. Overview of satellite meteorology
2. Design of satellite orbits
3. Thermal infrared remote sensing
4. Visible and ultraviolet remote sensing
5. Microwave remote sensing
6. Atmospheric observations by active sensors
7. Atmospheric observations by satellite sounders
II. Science Applications ---
8. Satellite observations of clouds and aerosols
9. Satellite observations of precipitation
10. Satellite observations and tropical meteorology
Grading Criteria
Course Textbook
Recommended Reference Books, Other Study Material, and notes
Language in class
▪ Presentation & Materials : English only
▪ Oral explanations : Japanese and English
▪ Questions in English : Available
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