ATMS/PHYSICS 497
SENIOR THESIS

Daily Notes
Assignments
Printable Syllabus


* Welcome to Spring 2019: Good luck and accomplish much this semester!!! TIME GMT *

Time and Place:    Formal Meeting Most Weeks will be announced, Room 113 Leifson Physics

 

Hopefully Helpful Hints Software Packages
How to prepare your thesis Overleaf on line latex writing
How to prepare your presentation:
What makes a good presentation
Presentation examples
ZOTERO: organize and integrate your references in your thesis.
Manage your reference

Endnote web: how to use it with your UNR net ID.

Steps:
1. Goto the endnote link, make an account, then download the plugin for MSword. Choose the reference formats you want to use.
2. To find references, use this web of science link and save them to Endnote.
3. MSword should now have a tab for Endnote. You can add references.

Tools for Satellite Remote Sensing  
Software package for image analysis Imagej
Online calculator for snow albedo SNICAR
Example Teensy code for GPS, pressure, real time clock, and analog inputs. Install Arduino IDE and Teensyduino to use it.
Schedule your senior thesis tasks Gannt chart spreadsheet to fill in

Digital Filter Design Websites

See Aug4 and Aug5 in the 2017 Daily Notes too.

Collection

Window functions and ideal digital filters

Design a digital filter online.

Stratospheric circulation into the 21st century  

Satellite Remote Sensing tools:
NASA world view Qualitative View of Data
Panoply: A program to work with NASA Satellite Image Data

  N 42  
W -124   E -118
  S 32  
Grid for West Coast, West of Monterey to East of Reno

NASA MODIS SATELLITE CLOUD RETRIEVAL DATA MOD06 and description
NASA MODIS SATELLITE AEROSOL RETRIEVAL DATA MOD4 and description: MOD04 Terra Morning: MYD04 Aqua Afternoon
NASA MODIS DEEP BLUE AEROSOL RETRIEVAL ALGORITHM 2nd Generation

USGS Surface Reflectance Measurements
MCD43B2 and MCD43B3 Surface Albedo Products
US Snow and Ice Data Center

Ground Based Remote Sensing Tools at UNR:
Multifilter Rotating Shadow-band Radiometer (MFRSR) papers
UNR Aeronet Station.

UVb Radiation

Arctic Oscillation and Polar Vortex forecast blog

Snow crystal classification scheme

Fortran and Python Code Developed For Projects
Atmospheric Boundary layer height from 12Z soundings using potential temperature
Fortran code to set up the grids for using the DAVERAGE function of Excel for time averages
Compile script to use for gfortran on linux, mac, or cygwin.
Python code for obtaining soundings from the Univ of Wyo site, and Fortran code for sorting raw sounding data time series into a format more useful for analysis, and Barrow example.
wget example of how to get a lot of data from the web, fortran program.