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Key Terms and Concepts Upon completion of this course, the student should be familiar with the following terms, concepts, and programs. Air pollutants Primary pollutant Secondary pollutant Sulfur dioxide Lead Nitrogen dioxide Hydrocarbons Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) Particulate matter pollution PM 10 and PM 2.5 Carbon dioxide Carbon monoxide Stationary and mobile sources of air pollution Hazardous air pollutants (air toxics) Tropospheric ozone Ozone-depleting substances Halogens Halons Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) Methyl bromide –for soil fumigation, structural use, quarantine and pre shipment use, emergency use, critical use Greenhouse gases – natural and synthetic Effects of Air pollution Smog Acid rain Interstate air pollution International air pollution Stratospheric ozone Ozone depletion potential (ODP) Dobson Unit (DU) Ozone-benign technology Radiative forcing
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Unformatted text preview: Climate change Global warming potential Atmospheric residence time Carbon dioxide fertilization effect Links: Pollution related information and agencies involved – the United States: Air Pollution -Medline Plus http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/airpollution.html Score Card – The Pollution Information Site http://www.scorecard.org/env-releases/us-main-map.tcl Program on Air Quality – Agricultural Research Services (ARS) http://www.ars.usda.gov/research/programs/programs.htm?np_code=203&docid=323&p age=4 US Public Interest Research group http://uspirg.org/uspirg.asp?id2=24364 Pollution related information and agencies involved – International: Links to environmental data and processing centers http://www.wmo.ch/web/ddbs/Env-data-links.html Regional Air pollution in Developing Countries http://www.york.ac.uk/inst/sei/rapidc2/rapidc-over.html...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course NUTR 241 taught by Professor Kathleenmerrigan during the Fall '06 term at TUFS.

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