Upon successful completion of the course, students will acquire the knowledge that is necessary to understand the atmospheric mechanisms that influence air pollution. They will also be able to find, evaluate and assimilate the information available on the state of the atmosphere.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Atmosphere-composition and structure. Radiation balance in the atmosphere. Air temperature. Atmospheric humidity. Clouds and precipitation. Atmospheric pressure and the hypsometric equation. Winds - General Circulation of the atmosphere. Air masses and fronts. Frontal cyclones and anticyclones. Storms and tropical cyclones. Weather forecasting.