Modeling - 4/6/11 Regulatory Models GEOG 371 April 7, 2011...

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4/6/11 1 Regulatory Models GEOG 371 April 7, 2011 Course Map v Today: Modeling v Next week 12/14 – No Class, work on your projects, together or alone – let me know v April 19 th – lecture/wrap-up/review – come with questions v April 21 st – Your presentations v May 2 nd – Exam @ 2 PM Homework #9 and #10 – turn on in April 19 th Extra Credit option from Homework #6 still open
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4/6/11 2 Modeling v A representation of a system using numerical techniques to simulate and outcome The Role of Models in Science v Science involves the development of theories based on: 1. Empirical interpretation of experimental data 2. Generalization of experimental relationships 3. Pure speculative thinking confirmed by experimental results
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4/6/11 3 What can models do? 1. Evaluate emissions rates 2. Describe phenomena that take place in the atmosphere 3. Quantify adverse effects What information is needed? v Mathematical understanding of: v Transport v Turbulence v Chemistry v Deposition v Air-land-sea-interactions v thermodynamics
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4/6/11 4 Common Relationships
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This note was uploaded on 06/16/2011 for the course GEOG 371 taught by Professor Hiscox during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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Modeling - 4/6/11 Regulatory Models GEOG 371 April 7, 2011...

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