Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences 2/2L
AOS 2 offers an introduction to some of todays most pressing environmental problems, such as the
ozone hole, smog, climate change, etc., which are typically classified under the common term Air
Primordial Atmosphere Secondary Atmosphere Evolution of Life vs. the Atmos.
! Pre-Photosynthetic Microbial Life ! Oxygenation of the Atmosphere
Condensation of the Interstellar Medi
Introduction Steady-state Box Model Formula Application to Pollution Control
Box Model, Reservoir Model, Budget Model
A defined system receives something (input or source) and simultaneously has this stuff removed (output or sink).
Size distributions Sources and composition Growth processes Health effects Remediation (removal processes)
Diam., m No./cm3 Mass concen., g/cm3
Gas molecules Aerosol particles Small Medium Large Hydrometeors Fog droplets Clo
Indoor Air Pollution
Indoor Air Pollution Trends Sources
Personal-Tobacco Smoke Building Materials-Formaldehyde Infiltration
Outdoor Smog Radon Gas
Concentrations increased during 1980s
Energy-efficient homes leak in less fr
Global Climate Change
Radiative Equilibrium, Solar and Earth Radiation Atmospheric Greenhouse Effect Greenhouse Gases Global Climate Change
Predictions: Temperature, Sea Level Feedback Effects Alternative Causes Historical Climate Trends
Review for Chapter 7-10
Chapter 7: Air pollutants and health effects
Chapter 8: Air pollution and meteorology
Chapter 9: London smog and acid rain
Chapter 10: Los Angeles photochemical smog
TA office hour: 2:30-4:30pm Tuesday, MS 7121
Air Pollution Midterm Review
Content: Chapters 1-6
Time: Next Monday, February 8, 2016, 7:008:15 pm
Location: LaKretz 110
Close Book !
NO calculators !
NO electronic devices (mobile phone, laptop, etc.) !
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