Atmospheric Pollution and Climatic Changes

Course Information
TitleΑΤΜΟΣΦΑΙΡΙΚΗ ΡΥΠΑΝΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΚΛΙΜΑΤΙΚΕΣ ΜΕΤΑΒΟΛΕΣ / Atmospheric Pollution and Climatic Changes
CodeGMC 766E
FacultySciences
SchoolGeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorProdromos Zanis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40001807

Programme of Study: UPS School of Geology (2015-today)

Registered students: 22
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses742
METEŌROLOGIA - KLIMATOLOGIAElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)742
PERIVALLONTOLOGIKĪS GEŌGRAFIASElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)742

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours1
Class ID
600130433
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
To understand basic principles of air pollution and climate change as well as their interactions.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Course Content (Syllabus)
Composition of the atmosphere and biogeochemical cycles. Sources and lifetime of atmospheric pollutants. Classification of atmospheric pollution at different spatial scales. Physical processes of transport for air pollutants. Atmospheric diffusion and dispersion. Dry and wet deposition. Photochemical smog, acid rain and ozone hole. Enhancement of the greenhouse effect. Geological periods and the evolution of earth’s climate. Proxy data. The causes of natural climate change. Anthropogenic effects on climate change. Projections of future climate change, climate models and emission scenarios.
Keywords
atmospheric pollution, climate change, greenhouse effect
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
Description
1) All class material is available in electronic form to all students through the course web page. 2) The teacher communicates with students through e-mail.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures581.9
Exams20.1
Total602
Student Assessment
Description
Quality management system of the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΑΤΜΟΣΦΑΙΡΙΚΗ ΡΥΠΑΝΣΗ: ΕΠΙΠΤΩΣΕΙΣ, ΕΛΕΓΧΟΣ & ΕΝΑΛΛΑΚΤΙΚΕΣ ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΕΣ, ΙΩΑΝΝΗΣ ΓΕΝΤΕΚΑΚΗΣ,2η EΚΔΟΣΗ/2010, ISBN: 978-960-461-394-6
Additional bibliography for study
Ατμοσφαιρική ρύπανση με στοιχεία μετεωρολογίας, Λαζαρίδης Μιχάλης,2η έκδ./2010, ISBN: 978-960-418-246-6
Last Update
08-12-2016