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Air Pollution (CLIM-319)

Instructor: Dr. Zafer Boybeyi
Offered in: Fall - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017
Credit: 3-Credits Course

Content: Description of major types of air pollution and introduction to how their characteristics are influenced by interaction with the atmosphere. Topics include sources and distribution of pollution from local to global scales, effects of radiation and wind on pollution, modeling of plume dispersion, and pollution effects on climate



Syllabus: (pdf)

Lecture 1: Introduction
Lecture 2: Measures of Atmospheric Composition
Lecture 3: Atmospheric Stability & Dispersion
Lecture 4: Fundamentals of Air Pollution
Lecture 5: Indoor Air Pollution, Regulations & Standards
Lecture 6: Simple Models
Lecture 7: Complex Lagrangian Models
Lecture 8: Complex Eulerian Models
Lecture 9: Geochemical Cycles
Lecture 10: Greenhouse Gases Effect
Lecture 11: Aerosols
Lecture 12: Stratospheric Ozone
Lecture 13: Tropospheric Ozone
Lecture 14: Acid Rain
Lecture 15: Air Pollution Applications

Textbook: Air Pollution: Engineering, Science, and Policy (Steven P. K. Sternberg)


Interested persons should contact Dr. Zafer Boybeyi at zboybeyi@gmu.edu.

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