Air Pollution: Sources & Effects in Urban Environments
Tuesday/Thursday, 3:00 - 4:20 PM
This course will focus on Philadelphia's air quality and how air pollutants have an adverse effect on the health of residents. Students will gain an understanding of the sources, fate, and environmental impacts and health effects of air pollutants.
Through a partnership with Philadelphia Air Management Services, students will learn to measure PM2.5 in outdoor and indoor settings and develop community-based outreach tools to effectively inform the community of Philadelphia regarding air pollution.