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A&WMA offers a number of professional development courses throughout the year to provide in-depth, hands-on learning opportunities on the latest topics in the environmental industry.  

Enhance your learning and attend a course at one of our conferences! Conference registration is not required to attend the courses.


Atmospheric Optics: Aerosols, Visibility, and the Radiative Balance Courses

Aerosol Data from the Next Generation of Satellites for Air Quality & Climate Research
Monday, October 4, 2021 • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Instructors: Dr. Pawan Gupta, Senior Scientist, USRA/NASA Marshall Flight Center; Dr. Robert Levy, Research Physical Scientist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Contemporary Aerosol Optics
Monday, October 4, 2021 • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructors: Dr. Rajan Chakrabarty, Assistant Professor of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis; Rebecca Washenfelder, Research Chemist, Tropospheric Chemistry, NOAA Boulder CO; Hans Moosmuller, Professor of Physics, Desert Research Institute, Reno NV

Back Trajectory Analysis
Monday, October 4, 2021 • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor: Kristi Gebhart, Research Physical Scientist, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere

Low Cost Sensors
Monday, October 4, 2021 • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor: Dr. Jay Turner, Vice Dean for Education and Professor of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis

The Relationship of Visibility to Particle Composition and Sources
Monday, October 4, 2021 • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Dr. Philip K. Hopke, Bayard D. Clarkson Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Clarkson University and Adjunct Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

The Role of Aerosols in the Earth’s Radiative Balance
Monday, October 4, 2021 • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Dr. Nicolas Bellouin, Associate Professor of Climate Processes, Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, United Kingdom