Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (IMAU)

Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry Group (APCG)



Atmospheric Physics and Chemistry Group (APCG)

Our permanent group members are involved in the teaching program of Utrecht University, at the bachelor level and in our masters program.

Current Courses

>  Bachelor's level

>  Master's level

Bachelor's level

Climate change in Context

Course code: NS-194B
Course level: 1
Description: The focus of this course is construction of a simple climate model with elements from physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics.
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Golven en optica theorie en praktijk

Course code: NS-108B
Course level: 1
Description: Part of the general physics colloquium, year 1, block 4. Covers the general fundamentals of waves with focus on electrodynamic waves and numerous wave phenomena.
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Master's level

Atmospheric composition

Course code: NS-MO405M (Compulsory)
Description: Surface emissions and chemical transformations determine the composition of the atmosphere. Consequently, they affect air quality and the earth’s energy balance.
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Current themes in climate change

Course code: NS-MO434M
Description:In this course the scientific evidence of human-caused climate change is reviewed by studying the UN-report on climate change (IPCC).
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Projects within MAIO

Full title: Making, analyzing and interpreting observations
Course code: NS-MO502M (Compulsory, research part)
Description: In this course the students gain practical experience with different types of field measurements.
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Projects within SOAC

Full title: Simulation of ocean, atmosphere and climate
Course code: NS-MO501M (Compulsory, research part)
Description: In this course the students gain practical experience with numerical models that are used in the study of the different components of the climate system.
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