Air Pollution

University College Dublin

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Air Pollution

  • Host University

    University College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Climatology/Meteorology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2.5 - 3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3.75 - 4.5
  • Overview

    This module is delivered fully online and covers the measurement, abatement and dispersion modelling of atmospheric emissions from a variety of sources. Topics include: Air pollution and human health; Legislation; Sources of air pollution; Measurement techniques; Air pollution control systems; Meteorology; Climate change; Atmospheric dispersion modelling. The module will include online lectures, videos and demonstrations by the lecturers, interactive learning reinforcement quizzes, and interactive discussion boards relating to air pollution problems.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

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