University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Atmospheric Physics Graduate Program

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1000 Hilltop Circle
Physics Building, Room 220
Baltimore, MD 21250
(410) 455-2513
(410) 455-1072 (fax)

http://physics.umbc.edu

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Research Specialties and Staff

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Specialties for Degree Program

Research specialty Degree type
PhD
(Theoretical/Experimental)
Master's
(Final degree/Enroute to PhD)
Atmospheric Physics Both Both

Departmental Research and Staff

THEORETICAL

air quality

study the impact of atmospheric pollutions, such as ozone, aerosols and smoke on air quality and public health
Belay Demoz, Lorraine Remer, Lynn Sparling

Atmospheric Physics

Atmospheric dynamics; hurricane; radiative transfer; aerosol-cloud-precipitation interactions; cloud physics; remote sensing.
Sergio De Souza-Machado, Belay Demoz, Raymond Hoff, Benjamin Johnson, Prasun Kundu, Vanderlei Martins, Harvey Melfi, William Olson, Lorraine Remer, Lynn Sparling, L. Strow, Tamas Varnai, Tianle Yuan, Pengwang Zhai, Zhibo Zhang

Climate Change/Global Warming

Study the physics underlying climate change and global warming
Sergio De Souza-Machado, Belay Demoz, Susan Hoban, Raymond Hoff, Vanderlei Martins, Lorraine Remer, Lynn Sparling, L. Strow, Tianle Yuan, Pengwang Zhai, Zhibo Zhang

Remote Sensing

Satellite-based remote sensing of aerosol and cloud properties, ocean color, temperature and water vapor and trace gases
Sergio De Souza-Machado, Belay Demoz, Vanderlei Martins, L. Strow, Tamas Varnai, Tianle Yuan, Pengwang Zhai, Zhibo Zhang

EXPERIMENTAL

Atmospheric Physics

Aerosol and cloud properties; atmospheric dynamics; remote sensing measurements; LIDAR; aerosol-cloud-precipitation interactions; air pollution; atmospheric radiative transfer; optics instrumentation.
Sergio De Souza-Machado, Belay Demoz, Raymond Hoff, Benjamin Johnson, Prasun Kundu, Vanderlei Martins, Lorraine Remer, Lynn Sparling, L. Strow, Tamas Varnai, Tianle Yuan, Zhibo Zhang

Remote Sensing Instrumentation

Develop in situ, airborne, ground-based and satellite-based instruments for observing atmosphere
Belay Demoz, Raymond Hoff, L. Strow, Pengwang Zhai, Zhibo Zhang

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