ENVS4450-A Air/Water/Land Pol Cntrl & Mgt (Spring 2021)
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Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (01/14/2021 - 04/30/2021)
Days: M W F
Time: 02:00 - 02:50 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: John Jay 248
Seats Available: 12 Seats
Credits: 3
Virtual Rotation (details)

Course Description

This is an advanced course in environmental science and examines techniques used to legislate, control and ameliorate anthropogenic pollution. Design and use of various devices used to reduce air pollution are discussed. Air pollution's role in acid rain and global warming are studied. Public water systems and sewage treatment techniques and their role in controlling stream, lake and groundwater quality are examined. Industrial use and management of water of water as a resource is reviewed. Landfill design, location and permitting are reviewed, as are solid wastes' impact on groundwater, urban aesthetics and cost to urban infrastructure. Case studies of governmental, industrial and residential attempts to successfully control and manage anthropogenic pollution are conducted. Other topics include research techniques, assessment, methods of monitoring and analysis and environmental law.

Prerequisite: PHYS1210 or PHYS2610

About the Instructor(s)

Daniel B. Short, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Environmental Science

412-397-4054 phone
412-397-4075 fax
John Jay 215