ENV H 490, Spring
Community Air Pollution

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course the student should be able to:

1. Classify the various sources of outdoor air pollution and contrast these for the different air pollutants.
2. Describe how meteorology affects air pollution.
3. Describe and critique the types of studies used to learn about the health effects of air pollution.
4. Compare identified health effects of the different air pollutants.
5. Identify the welfare effects of air pollution.
6. Describe methods and technologies for controlling air pollution emissions.
7. Distinguish criteria air pollutants from hazardous air pollutants.
8. Outline the components of an air pollution monitoring network.
9. Outline the features of National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).
10. Summarize the components of an air quality management program.
11. Identify the greenhouse gases and describe how they contribute to global warming.
12. Justify air quality management decisions based on health and contrast with those based on greenhouse gas emissions.
13. Classify the types of indoor air pollution and describe the health effects of each.

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