University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 09, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ATMS 412 - Introduction to Air Pollution

(4 units)
Aerosol and gas phase classification and measurement; regulatory requirements and control technology; smog, acid deposition and the ozone layer. Local and long-range transport.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 100  or CHEM 121A  and CHEM 121L  or CHEM 201 PHYS 100  or PHYS 151  or PHYS 180 

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 4
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. write the important chemical reactions affecting air pollution.
2. mathematically relate meteorological variable to air pollution concentrations.
3. describe how air pollution regulations have affected air quality.
4. assess how different air pollutants affect human health and the environment.
5. describe major sources of air pollutants and how common air pollutants are measured/analyzed.

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