Air Pollution Meteorology
 Lecture Notes


Week
Date (Monday)
Topic                       REQUIRED READING URBAN AIR POLLUTION CHAPTER 10



1
Jan 2
Introduction
History of Air Pollution, Sources/scales etc



2
Jan 9
Health and vegetation impacts
Preparing for assignment (Excel tricks)



3
Jan 16
Boundary Layer Processes1.
BLP II



4
Jan 23
Mesoscale Processes and Complex terrain
Boundary layer Free troposphere paper - description of 11 processes
Assignment 1 workshop in Friday lecture time



5
Jan 30
Synoptic scale Processes
Ozone climatology of the LFV - Mckendry et al. Paper
Amphitrite Point Article
McKendry et al. Atmosphere Ocean - Lidar paper
Hemispheric scale transport



6
Feb 6
Hemispheric scale transport
1998 Asian dust event
hemispheric transport paper from WMO
READING: Kawasaki Disease paper
transpacific Saharan Dust transport
2009 Notes
Siberian Smoke Paper





Feb 13




Feb 17
FAMILY DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
Quiz 1 - Wednesday FEB15
No Lecture



7
Feb 20
MIDTERM BREAK                       *******2005 Midterm Exam*********




8 Feb 27 LiDAR Module Online + Guest lecture




9
March 6 Gaussian Modelling
Modelling - Gaussian Plume Modelling
Preparation Assignment 3: Gaussian Modelling / Organisation - Project



10
March 13
Visual Air Quality Lecture - review paper to read
Climate Change and Air quality
Indoor air Pollution
Poster preparation - establish groups



11
March 20
Measurement Techniques and Networks (1)
Measurement Techniques and Networks (2)
 









12



13
March 27

March  31

April 3


April 5


Quiz 2 - Friday MAR 31
                     *****2008 Midterm Exam*****


Symposium (hand in writeup APRIL 12)  




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