We will discuss sciences and societal consequences of air pollution problems such as: photochemical smog, atmospheric particle pollution, indoor pollution, acid rain, and human triggered climate change. Essential concepts of chemistry, physics, meteorology and mathematics will be introduced. The consequences of air pollution will be discussed in historical and international perspectives. The main educational goal is raising critical thinking skills for the students to develop their own opinions future environmental issues.
Kim, Saewung. Air Pollution 23 (UCI OpenCourseWare: University of California, Irvine), http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/ess_23_air_pollution.html.
[March 13, 2015. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/).
Lecture 16: Air Pollution and Global Climate, Part I.
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