Lectures – [JOGU]StINe

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Physik und Chemie des atmosphärischen Aerosols

Dr. Johannes Schneider

Shortname: 08.110.20025
Course No.: 08.110.20025

Digitale Lehre

The lecture will be held online using MS Teams:

Date and time: Tuesday, 10:15 - 11:45, Start: 13.4.2021


Additional information

The excercises will be practical excercises, conducted on dedicated days in the laboratories of the Max Planck Institute for Chemitry. Details will be discussed in the first online lectures.

Recommended reading list


W.C. Hinds, Aerosol Technology, Wiley-Interscience, 1999,
Chapters 2 – 5, 12, 13, 16

J.H. Seinfeld and S.N. Pandis: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Wiley-Interscience, 1998 (2nd edition: 2006)
Chapters 6 – 13 and 22

W. Roedel, Physik unserer Umwelt – Die Atmosphäre, Springer,
1992 (4th edition: Roedel & Wagner, 2011)
Chapters 5 and 9

K. Willeke und P.A. Baron, Aerosol Measurement - Principles, Techniques, and Applications, Wiley-Interscience, 2005
Chapters 3-6
(newer edition: Pramod Kulkarni, Paul A. Baron, Klaus Willeke, 2011)

H.R. Pruppacher und J.D. Klett, Microphysics of Clouds and Precipitation, Kluwer, 1997 (2nd revised edition 2010)
Chapters 4, 7 - 11

Requirements / organisational issues

This lecture addresses interested students in their master studies but also PhD students who want to extend their knowledge in the field of aerosol research.


The lecture will cover the following topics:

1. Introduction to the atmospheric aerosol
2. Physical Properties of Aerosol Particles
3. Chemical basics
4. Measurement techniques
5. Physical chemistry - Thermodynamics of aerosols
6. Aerosol – Cloud interactions
7. Life cycle of aerosol particles
8. Chemical Properties of the Atmospheric Aerosol
Inhalt der Veranstaltungen

Short Description:
Die Vorlesungsmaterialien sind in dem angegeben Ordner zu finden


Additional Informations


Date (Day of the week)TimeLocation
04/13/2021 (Tuesday)10.15 to 11.45Online
04/20/2021 (Tuesday)10.15 to 11.45Online
04/27/2021 (Tuesday)10.15 to 11.45Online
05/04/2021 (Tuesday)10.15 to 11.45Online
05/11/2021 (Tuesday)10.15 to 11.45Online
05/18/2021 (Tuesday)10.15 to 11.45Online
05/25/2021 (Tuesday)10.15 to 11.45Online
06/01/2021 (Tuesday)10.15 to 11.45Online
06/08/2021 (Tuesday)10.15 to 11.45Online
06/15/2021 (Tuesday)10.15 to 11.45Online
06/22/2021 (Tuesday)10.15 to 11.45Online
06/29/2021 (Tuesday)10.15 to 11.45Online
07/06/2021 (Tuesday)10.15 to 11.45Online
07/13/2021 (Tuesday)10.15 to 11.45Online

Semester: SoSe 2021