Course Information
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID40002494

Programme of Study: PPS Environmental Physics (2014-today)

Registered students: 10
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course328

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
To get a comprehensive and specialized knowledge of current environmental issues and problems To get basic training in management and executive tools for environmental management
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
Course Content (Syllabus)
Pollution sources and emissions Air quality monitoring Current statust of the environment Air quality models Indoor air quality Noise pollution Management of liquid and solid waste Health impacts of air pollution Legislation related to air quality Modern environmentalism Tools for environmental management
environment, management
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment251
Written assigments582.3
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Ayres J et al., Air Pollution and Health, Air Pollution Reviews — Vol. 3, ICP, 2006 Bas E., Indoor Air Quality – A guide for facility managers, The Fairmont Press, 2004 EEA, 2007: Air pollution in Europe 1990–2004. http://www.eea.europa.eu/publications/eea_report_2007_2 EMEP/EEA, 2009: Air pollutant emission inventory guidebook. http://www.eea.europa.eu/publications/emep-eea-emission-inventory-guidebook-2009 Gaur RC, Basic Environmental Engineering, New Age International Publishers, 2008 Griffith, R.D., 2006: Principles of Air Quality Management, Second Edition. CRC, 334 pp. Hansen et al., Managing Indoor Air Quality, The Fairmont Press, 2008 Koren et al., Handbook of environmental health vol.2, Lewis Publishers, 2003 Pepper, D., 1996: Modern Environmentalism. An introduction. Rutlege, New York. 376pp. Schnelle, Karl B. Air pollution control technology handbook (Mechanical engineering handbook series), CRC Press, 2002 UNEP, 2007: The fourth Global Environment Outlook: environment for development (GEO-4). http://www.unep.org/geo/geo4/report/GEO-4_Report_Full_en.pdf Vallero D., 2007: Fundamentals of Air Pollution. Fourth Edition. Academic Press, Inc. 936 pp. WHO (2005) Air quality guidelines, Global update. 496pp (http://www.who.int/phe/health_topics/outdoorair_aqg/en/ ). ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ Λαζαρίδης Μ., 2008: Ποιότητα αέρα σε εσωτερικούς χώρους. Εκδόσεις Τζιόλα, 368 pp. ΥΠΕΧΩΔΕ, 2009: Η ατμοσφαιρική ρύπανση στην Αθήνα.. Έκθεση 2008. http://www.minenv.gr/4/41/00/ekthesi%202008.pdf
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