Atmospheric Pollution

Course Code: NATS 1515 A 3.0

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Course Description:

This course examines the impact that everyday human activities, such as driving vehicles, cooking food and using electricity, has on our Earth’s atmosphere and the chemical processes that happen within it. We will explore in detail modern day pollution phenomena, such as urban smog and acid rain, as well as the two major global-scale environmental threats of international concern: the Antarctica ozone hole and global warming. We will conclude with a discussion of new policies and technologies that can be considered to ameliorate the deleterious effects of atmospheric pollution.

Course Format:

Three lecture hours per week.

Course Credit Exclusions:

SC/NATS 1840 6.00, SC/NATS 1750 6.00. NCR Note: No credit will be retained if this course is taken after successful completion of SC/CHEM 1000 3.00 or SC/CHEM 1001 3.00. Not open to any students enrolled in the Chemistry program.

Mathematical Content:

Minimal basic math, division, multiplication, addition, subtraction. All needed mathematics will be explained in the class and examples will be worked out.

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