ΤΙΤΛΟΣ ΜΑΘΗΜΑΤΟΣ: ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΥΓΡΩΝ ΑΠΟΒΛΗΤΩΝ Ι

COURSEUNITTITLE:

ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION

 

COURSEUNIT

CODE:

 

TYPE OF

COURSE:

 

Compulsory

LEVEL OF

COURSE:

 

First cycle, General Education

SEMESTER OF

STUDY:

3rd

 

NUMBER OF ECTS:

6

MODE OF DELIVERY:

PowerPoint presentations of the principles Atmospheric Dynamics and Atmospheric Pollutants. Laboratory demonstration and exercises.   Extra material deposited in the e-class.

CONTACT TIME-

LECTURES:

Six hours per week/ thirteen weeks

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Short Term Atmospheric Pollution.

Historical records. Atmospheric Pollutants. Regulated atmospheric pollutants and their ambient concentrations. Effects of exposure of the human or biome receptors to atmospheric pollutants. Atmospheric dispersion and diffusion, Gaussian models, equations and solved problems.

Long Term Atmospheric Pollution.

Historical records. Long living atmospheric pollutants. Ambient and increasing concentrations of Green house Gases. Their effect on the global climate.

 

LABORATORY WORK

Six exercises on the above theory

INSTRUCTOR:

 

Professor S. Rapsomanikis and Assist Professor G. Loupa

ASSISTING PERSONELL

The Ph.D. students of the Laboratory

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING:

  1. Notes of S. Rapsomanikis free in e-class
  2. “CHEMISTRY OF THE UPPER AND LOWER ATMOSPHERE” B. Finlayson- Pitts and J. Pitts J. Academic Press 2000. 
  3. Additional notes, publications, and example case studies in the e-class

PREREQUISITES:

Calculus, Chemistry, Atmospheric Physics, Atmospheric chemistry, Applied Statistics.

 

LEARNING

OUTCOMES

ANDCOMPETENCES:

 

  1. Knowledge based
  • Understanding the Dynamics of the Atmosphere.
  • Understanding the use of regulatory laws
  • Understanding the effect of atmospheric pollutants on humans and the environment in general
  • Understanding the effect of climate change on humans and the environment in general

 

 

2. Skills / Competences acquired

  • Students will be able to recognize, evaluate and recommend instrumentation for specific atmospheric monitoring.
  • Students will be able to implement regulatory measures for atmospheric pollution.
  • Students will be able to effect a complete environmental survey and synthesize a complete picture of the environmental problem
  • Students will be able to examine data and recommend mitigation strategies for atmospheric pollutants and green house gases in their future employment.

 

ASSESSMENTMETHODS:

Written examination at the end of the semester

LANGUAGE: 

Greek

 

Contact

  • Address:Department of Environmental Engineering, 67100, Xanthi

  • Telephone: 30 25410 79109,79117,79112

  • Email: secr@env.duth.gr