Air Pollution Phenomenon

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Course No: 18.571; Last Offered: No Data;

Course Description

Air pollutants: their sources, emission rates, ambient concentrations and trends. National and international standards for emissions and ambient concentrations. Air pollution meteorology: atmospheric structure and dynamics. Air pollutant dispersion and transport. Photo-oxidant pollutants: precursors and products. Particular matter: primary and secondary particles, their dispersion, transport and deposition on a local and regional scale, including regional haze (visibility impairment). Acid deposition: precursors and products, their transport, dispersion, dry and wet deposition. Global air pollution, e.g. stratospheric ozone depletion and greenhouse effect.

Prerequisites & Notes

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  • Credits: 3;

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