Eric A. Betterton

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University Distinguished Professor and Department Head
520-621-6831

Distinguished Professor and Department Head, Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences.  Joint Professor, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Joint Professor, College of Public Health, and Director, Institute of Atmospheric Physics.

Expertise  Environmental pollutants, especially those found in the air and water that might affect people; toxic metals in airborne dust, the chemistry of rain and snow, and the environmental fate of sodium azide, the propellant used in certain automobile airbags. I teach a large introductory course in weather and climate, and smaller, more advanced courses in atmospheric physics, atmospheric chemistry, and atmospheric particulate matter (dust and aerosols).

Publications  Google Scholar  |  Research Gate  | 

Education  PHD Chemistry 1983, The University of Witwatersrand, South Africa; Research Fellow, California Institute of Technology

Office  JW Harshbarger Building #11, Room 122 (MWF) and Physics-Atmospheric Sciences Building #81, Room 542 (T-TH)

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