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Lyatt Jaegle
ATM S 212
Seattle Campus

Air Pollution: From Urban Smog to the Ozone Hole

Introduction to air pollution on local, regional, and global scales, with focus on the sources, transformation, and dispersion of pollutants responsible for urban smog, acid rain, climate change, and the ozone hole. Health and environmental effects of air pollutants, technological solutions, and international policy regulations.

Class description

Our goal in this course is to provide you with a better understanding of the processes that lead to air pollution. We will not only examine the science behind some major air pollution issues - like urban smog, acid rain, climate change and the ozone hole - but we will also discuss their health and environmental impacts, and the politics and regulation of air pollutants.

The course is intended for non-science, liberal arts majors

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lectures, assignments, exams, class discussions on air pollution topics in the press, project (paper and poster).

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

For details see class web site: http://www.atmos.washington.edu/2005Q4/212/


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Lyatt Jaegle
Date: 08/25/2005