ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY

Course Information
TitleΧΗΜΕΙΑ ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΟΣ / ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
CodeΜΦΠ603
FacultySciences
SchoolPhysics
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40000119

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

Registered students: 1
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course216

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600133677
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 tropospheric and stratospheric chemistry. To understand atmospheric chemical mechanisms and use chemical box models.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
Course Content (Syllabus)
Chemical composition of the atmosphere. Physical and chemical transformations. Chemical kinetics. Photochemical reactions. Sources, sinks and transport. Tropospheric chemistry, tropospheric O3, free radicals, Nitrogen oxides, CO, Hydrocarbons. Heterogeneous reactions, SO2 oxidation, acid deposition. Stratospheric chemistry, stratospheric O3, catalytical cycles (HOx, NOx, ClOx), The role of anthropogenic emissions of CFCs. The ozone hole chemistry.
Keywords
tropospheric chemistry, stratospheric chemistry
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Interactive excersises
  • 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
Lectures1475.9
Laboratory Work301.2
Exams30.1
Total1807.2
Student Assessment
Description
Quality management system of the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Ατμοσφαιρική ρύπανση, Φωτοχημικά μοντέλα ποιότητας του αέρα, Καραθανάσης Σταύρος Σ., Εκδόσεις Τζιόλα, 960-418-119-Χ, 2007. Ατμοσφαιρική Ρύπανση, Επιπτωσεις, Έλεγχος και Εναλλακτικές τεχνολογίες, Ιωάννης Β. Γεντεκάκης, Εκδόσεις Τζιολα, Θεσσαλονίκη, 1999. Ατμοσφαιρική Ρύπανση με στοιχεία Μετεωρολογίας, Μιχάλης Λαζαρίδης, Εκδόσεις Τζιολα, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2005. Χημεία περιβάλλοντος, Θ. Κουιμτζή, Κ. Φυτιανού, Κ. Σαμαρά, University Studio Press, Θεσσαλονίκη, 1998. Μαθήματα Φυσικής της Ατμόσφαιρας και Φυσικής Περιβάλλοντος, Χρήστος Ζερεφός, ΑΠΘ, Θεσσαλονίκη, 1984. Chemistry of Atmospheres, Richard P. Wayne, second edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1991. Basic Physical Chemistry for the Atmospheric Sciences, Peter V. Hobbs, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1995. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Seinfeld J.H. and S.N. Pandis, Wiley, New York, 1998. Air composition and chemistry, Peter Brimblecombe, Cambridge University Press, second edition, 1996 Chemistry of the Upper and Lower Atmosphere, Barbara J. Finlayson-Pitts and James N. Pitts, Jr., Academic Press, 2000.
Last Update
08-12-2016