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Laboratory for Atmospheric Research Von P. Walden


Dr. Walden is a professor in the Laboratory for Atmospheric Research (LAR) at Washington State where he teaches engineering courses in remote sensing, radiative transfer, and fluid mechanics. His research focuses on remote sensing of polar atmospheres and climate change.

Research Interests

  • Remote Sensing
  • Polar Meteorology
  • Instrumentation and Fieldwork
  • Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality


  • Ph.D., Geophysics, University of Washington, 1995
  • M.S., Geophysics, University of Washington, 1990
  • B.S., Physics, Utah State University, 1984


  • CE 315 – Fluid Mechanics
  • CE 400 – Climate Change Science and Engineering
  • CE 515 – Environmental Measurements
  • CE 543 – Remote Sensing
  • CE 590 – Atmospheric Radiative Transfer

Curriculum Vitae


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