Air Pollution (five day course at Newcastle University)

Monday, 28 November 2016 - 9:00am to Friday, 2 December 2016 - 12:00pm
Newcastle University

Air Pollution

This five day course will introduces the fundamentals of air pollution, with a consideration of the background and historical perspective, and a commentary on current air quality policies and standards. Included is a background on historical perspective on air pollution and a commentary on current air quality policies and standards, with discussion of major pollutants, their sources and their effects (environmental, economic and health.

The course will:

  • introduce the methods to estimate air pollution emission from road transport and industrial sources;
  • introduce the theory of dispersion of air pollution in the atmosphere;
  • discuss the major approaches for air pollution modelling;
  • demonstrate the features and the use of most widely used commercial and freely available air quality models;
  • introduce the issues of indoor air pollution and personal exposure to air pollution; and
  • demonstrate the methods of estimating disease burden or health impacts of air pollution.

More information and course outline

The course runs for 5 days from Monday 28th November. Course fees are £1275.

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Rhianna Jarvis

Events & Training Officer

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