Global Air Pollution [S-15-30]

Presenter: Suresh Dhaniyala, Philip Hopke
Location: Clarkson University: CAMP 175
Classes: 2 Sessions 1.5 hours
Dates: Mon 4:00 PM 04/06, Wed 04/08
Status: CLOSEDCourse Update: The second session of "Global Air Pollution" is on Wednesday 4/8 (and not on Monday 4/13 as stated in the print calendar) - same time and place as it is on Monday 4/6

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These two sessions will provide a background on the extent and nature of air pollution in the US and around the world and discuss the different approaches taken to clean the air in the US. We also will look at the connection between air pollution and climate change.

SUGGESTED PARKING: Parking lot in front of Cheel Arena - no permit required.

CLASS 1 (April 6): Prof. Hopke - Air quality measures, EPA criteria pollutants, acceptable pollutant levels, history of air pollution in the US.

Professor Philip Hopke is a world-renowned researcher in the field of air pollution and aerosol science. He has been playing a leading role in EPA’s efforts to improve our understanding of air pollution sources and in designing advanced mitigation approaches. He has also been working with international agencies to tackle the air pollution problem at a global scale, particularly in developing countries.

CLASS 2 (April 8): Prof. Dhaniyala - Global air quality maps, differences between air quality in the US and other countries, cookstove emisisons, health effects, connection between air quality and global climate.

Professor Suresh Dhaniyala’s research interests are in the fields of aerosol physics, air quality monitoring, and global climate change. His recent research interests have focused on understanding the nature of emissions from cookstoves used in the developing world and on understanding the connection between air pollution and climate change.

Cap: 38

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