1. What browser do I need for this course?
    Answer: These materials were designed for fairly "new" (December 2001) browsers. To be able to take advantage of the interactive tools, you will need to have Netscape 4.0 or higher, or Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 or higher. You will also need to have a variety of plugins, such as Chime, Shockwave, and others.

    There are some specific bugs of which you should be aware. For example, in the Macintosh version of Netscape, the "contents" windows will not allow you to use the down scroll arrow to see the table of contents. You can use the pull-down box to scroll down, and the scroll up arrow does work.

  2. What are the "Report technical/content problems here" links at the bottom of each page?
    Answer: These are what we refer to as "bug fix" pages! Clicking on this link will take you to our "bug fix" form, where you can advise us of technical problems (links don't work, the pages look weird on your computer, something is spelled incorrectly, etc.) or content problems (you don't agree with our "correct" answer to a quiz question, something doesn't make sense, you disagree with our explanation of some concept, etc.). We strongly encourage you to use these forms to provide us with items -- either technical or content -- that you think need to be changed, improved, or removed.

  3. Were these materials reviewed by outside experts?
    Answer: Yes, we had a number of reviewers provide feedback (both technical and content) on the materials in these six courses. As in the FAQ above on "bug fixes", we anticipate that, in spite of the reviewers' best efforts, not everything is perfect, so please submit your bug fix reports, and we'll make the necessary repairs and/or changes! Any errors are solely those of the developers!

    Thanks to these reviewers, and apologies if we have left anyone out!

    1. Misti Ault Anderson, Duke University Chemistry Department
    2. Daniel Cohan, Ph.D. Candidate in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Institute of Technology.
    3. James L. Dicke, M.S., Atmospheric Scientist (SEEP) at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
    4. Heather Fraser, M.S. Candidate in Environmental Sciences and Engineering at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
    5. Amir Hakami, Ph.D. Candidate at Georgia Institute of Technology.
    6. Myra J. Halpin , Ph.D., Chemistry Instructor at North Carolina School of Science.
    7. Bob Panoff, Shodor Educational Foundation.
    8. Charlie Parrish, P.E., Environmental Engineer at North Carolina State University.
    9. Linda R. Taylor, P.E., Manager of Environmental Safety and Health Programs (IES), North Carolina State University.
    10. Clint Tillerson, Meteorologist/Programmer at Pacific Environmental Services.
    11. ancy Tusa, M.Ed., Instructional Designer (IES), North Carolina State University.
    12. Inez vanArsdall, M.S., Director of Media Design (IES), North Carolina State University.
    13. Neil Wheeler, CCM, Manager of Atmospheric Modeling, Sonoma Technology, Inc.
    14. William T. (Jerry) Winberry, Environmental Consultant, North Carolina State University.