METE3000-C1 Air Pollution (Spring 2021)
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Course Details

This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.
Session, Dates: 1 (01/14/2021 - 04/30/2021)
Days: M W F
Time: 01:00 - 01:50 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: John Jay 248
Seats Available: 8 Seats
Credits: 3
Virtual Rotation (details)

Course Description

This is an advanced course in meteorology and reviews the various types of anthropogenic pollutants in the atmosphere and their chemical and physical behavior in it. Properties of various gaseous, particulate and aerosol pollutants are examined. Affects of atmospheric pollutants on the biosphere, hydrosphere and lithosphere as well as on humankind and its various artifacts are discussed. Methods by which pollutants diffuse and mix through the atmosphere are examined. Techniques to reduce and/or control anthropogenic pollution from fixed and mobile sources as well as from point and non-point sources are reviewed. Course includes a laboratory/recitation period which includes hands-on demonstrations of topics reviewed in lecture and experimentation utilizing the analytical techniques and equipment reviewed in the course.

Prerequisites: CSCM1030 (COSK2220) or CSHR1030 (COSK2225) and METE1000

About the Instructor(s)

Kenneth A. LaSota, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Geology and Earth Sciences
Science

lasota@rmu.edu
412-397-4035 phone
412-397-4075 fax
John Jay 217
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