Courses at the LEES Lab


GEO892: Micrometeorological Instrumentation & Measurements

Instructors

Dr. Jiquan Chen: (Key Contact) jqchen@msu.edu

Course Description

Gain hands-on experience in sensor and weather tower construction and learn how to collect carbon flux data, process data from popular data-loggers, as well as learn the fundamental terminology, concepts, principles, processes and applications in natural science. The eddy-covariance method will be introduced and students will contruct their own towers as their term project. Additional methods will also be covered, including biophysical models and how to scale up in situ measurements usting satellite data.

Course length is expected to last until early November 2017, but is subject to change. Download the course flier.