Module Catalogues

Air and the Environment

Module Title Air and the Environment
Module Level Level 2
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM2

Aims and Fit of Module

This module will introduce students to advanced knowledge in atmospheric physics and chemistry. Students will also learn applications on air quality modeling and management.

Learning outcomes

A classify the main physical and chemical processes in the atmosphere
B outline the main sources, sinks, kinematics and transformation of air pollutants
C apply quantitative methods to analyze troposphere processes
D critically analyze present climate change models
E apply common air quality models for air pollution predication and management

Method of teaching and learning

Lecture sessions, supported by laboratory sessions.