Air Pollution Meteorology
 Lecture Notes


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



1
Jan 3 (Wednesday)
Introduction
History of Air Pollution, Sources/scales etc



2
Jan 8
Health and vegetation impacts
Preparing for assignment (Excel tricks)



3
Jan 15
Boundary Layer Processes1.
BLP II



4
Jan 22
Mesoscale Processes and Complex terrain
Boundary layer Free troposphere paper - description of 11 processes
Assignment 1 workshop in Friday lecture time



5
Jan 39
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 5
Hemispheric scale transport
1998 Asian dust event
hemispheric transport paper from WMO
READING: Kawasaki Disease paper
transpacific Saharan Dust transport
2009 Notes





Feb 12

Feb 14
Feb 16
FAMILY DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
No Lecture - self study       *******2005 Midterm Exam*********
Quiz 1 - Friday FEB 16



7
Feb 19 -23
MIDTERM BREAK                     




8 Feb 26 Gaussian Modelling
Modelling - Gaussian Plume Modelling



9





10
March 12
Visual Air Quality Lecture - review paper to read
Climate Change and Air quality
Poster preparation - establish groups



11
March 19
Indoor air Pollution
Measurement Techniques and Networks (1)
GROUP WORK 









12



13
March 26


Friday - March  30

Monday -April 2


Wednesday- April 4
GROUP WORK
Quiz 2 - Wednesday March 28                    *****2008 Midterm Exam*****

EASTER

EASTER

LAST DAY OF CLASS: Symposium
(hand in writeup APRIL 11)  




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