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Environmental physics : theory and instrumentation

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Environmental physics is the study of the physical properties of molecules, chemical bonds between atoms, molecular structure, dynamics and spectroscopy.

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DURATION
From July 3, 20178 to July 13, 2017 (2 weeks)

TARGET STUDENTS
Environmental physics is dedicated to Master degree students (M1 and M2) and even doctoral (PhD) students. It could be open for Bachelor degree students (L3) with basic mathematic skills and particularly if they know some quantum physics or quantum chemistry.

SYNOPSIS
Environmental physics is the study of physical properties of molecules, chemical bonds between atoms, molecular structure, dynamics and spectroscopy. It is a very important and lively research domain in France, both in theoretical and experimental aspects of molecular spectroscopy. This field has many applications in various disciplines: physics, chemistry, biology, earth and planet atmospheres, remote-sensing, astrophysics… as well as industrial applications.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
This course is addressed to a large variety of audience (physicists, chemists, biologists...) who want to acquire a general education in environmental physics. Courses will be given in English, by a pedagogical team consisting of a Directeur de recherches CNRS (Dr I. Kleiner) and a Maitre de Conférences at UPEC (Dr. P. Chelin) from the SPECAT team of the LISA laboratory. They are both deeply involved in the research at the international level and in many collaborations. Their research thematic is also highly related to the UPEC activities and related to the environment and spatial research.

COURSE FORMAT AND TEACHING METHODS
The formation is divided into 3 connected parts:
theory (15h): Bases of group theory, molecular structure and symmetry, Fundamental concepts in molecular spectroscopy, and exercices.
instrumentation (15h): Bases of electromagnetic radiation, techniques of molecular infrared spectroscopy, exercises, and practical work with grating spectrometers, lasers,….
laboratory visits (3h) and possible measurement campaign using the OASIS ground-based observatory.

LEARNING OUTCOMES
The originality of this project lies in :
a well balanced mixing of lectures, exercises, practical works and laboratory visits
a combination of theory and experiences
a set of various applications to other fields (astrophysics, atmosphere and biology).

SYLLABUS
To be updated soon

TEACHING STAFF
> Isabelle Kleiner
> Pascale Chelin

Credit transfer

Each UPEC Summer School course allows you to obtain 3 ECTS. We recommend that you check with your home institution before applying to make sure that the credits are transferable.
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Date of update February 22, 2017

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