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METE3000-C1 Air Pollution    (Fall 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor

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Course Details

This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.

This section is Communication Skills intensive. Communication Skills I-V must be completed before taking this course.

Program Requirements

Session, Dates: 1 (08/25/2014 - 12/13/2014)

Days: M W F

Time: 12:45 - 01:35 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 248

Seats Available: 15 Seats

Credits: 3

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: COSK2220 or COSK2225 and METE1000

About The Instructor

Kenneth A. LaSota, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Geology & Earth Sciences
Science


lasota@rmu.edu
412-397-4035 phone
412-397-3277 fax
John Jay 217
Profile

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