EASC 321:Environmental Pollution


Definition of pollution; major categories and sources of air pollution; anthropogenic impacts. Dangers of some air and water pollutants, dangers of stratospheric ozone depletion and radon in indoor air; Types and effects of water pollution; Detecting pollution; Thermal pollution and thermal shocks; Damages of air pollution on human health, vegetation and building materials, control and monitoring of pollution; Acid rain and deposition; Air pollution control; Measurement of Air and Water pollution; Air and Water pollutant standards index from EPA and WHO. Status of water quality in developed and developing countries; Groundwater problems and ways to protect this resource; Human waste disposal.