Atmospheric Environment

Course Information
TitleΑΤΜΟΣΦΑΙΡΙΚΟ ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝ / Atmospheric Environment
CodeΑΠΕ202
FacultySciences
SchoolPhysics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitrios Melas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40003021

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physics (2012-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreBasic Election745

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600100069
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing the course the students - study in depth the causes of the degradation of the environment - learn about the basic atmospheric pollutants and their properties - understand the meteorological processes that have an effect on the level of atmospheric pollution
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Causes of Environmental Problems. Sustainability and Environmental Sciences. Atmospheric Pollutants - Physical and Chemical Properties. Photochemical Pollution. Acid Rain. Climate Change. Environmental Meteorology. Static stability of dry air. Inversions. Meteorological mixing height. General characteristics of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer. Turbulence characteristics. Simple statistical tools for the description of turbulence. Characteristics of the surface layer. Logarithmic law. Atmospheric Diffusion and Dispersion. Gaussian plume model.
Keywords
Atmospheric Environment
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1173.9
Reading Assigment301
Exams30.1
Total1505
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΑΤΜΟΣΦΑΙΡΙΚΗ ΡΥΠΑΝΣΗ, Σ. ΚΑΡΑΘΑΝΑΣΗΣ,ΤΖΙΟΛΑ ΑΤΜΟΣΦΑΙΡΙΚΗ ΡΥΠΑΝΣΗ ΜΕ ΣΤΟΙΧΕΙΑ ΜΕΤΕΩΡΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ, Μ. ΛΑΖΑΡΙΔΗΣ, ΤΖΙΟΛΑ ΑΤΜΟΣΦΑΙΡΙΚΗ ΡΥΠΑΝΣΗ: ΕΠΙΠΤΩΣΕΙΣ, ΕΛΕΓΧΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΝΑΛΛΑΚΤΙΚΕΣ ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΕΣ, I. ΓΕΝΤΕΚΑΚΗΣ, ΚΛΕΙΔΑΡΙΘΜΟΣ
Last Update
30-06-2016