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MISC 125 - Air Quality Monitoring Measurement

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MISC 125 05 August 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MISC 125 09 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MISC 125 14 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MISC 125 18 November 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MISC 125 23 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

One of the main challenges in Air Quality Management (AQM) is to have timely and appropriate access to air quality data which are relevant and of known quality. The course provides the insight into the complexity of air pollution management and source abatement. In order to improve and manage air pollution, knowledge in several areas is necessary including the fate of air pollutants, chemical conversions, and their effects on health and welfare, meteorology, measurement of pollutant levels and their prediction using modeling tools, as well as using least cost analysis techniques to predict the costs of air quality improvement policies. Although air quality management is often understood as being concerned with local air quality, global climate change (global warming) with its profound impact on a global as well as local level needs to manage the quality of air.


Course Objectives

  • Identifying major types of air quality problems based upon types of pollutants, chemical transformations, and temporal and spatial scales 
  • Being familiar with the major common air pollutants and the air quality management approaches
  • Identifying and evaluating control strategies for mitigating atmospheric air pollution problems.
  • Understanding the various techniques that can be adopted for managing air pollution related problems.
  • Understanding a systems approach to apply scientific and technical information to inform policy decisions affecting management of air quality. 

Who Should Attend?

  • Quality (assurance) department personal
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Municipal Specialist 
  • Decision makers

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Basic concepts in Air Quality
  • Components of Atmosphere
  • State of air pollutants 
  • Contaminant Classifications
  • Air pollutants
  • Chemical exposure sources around us 
  • Measurements of air quality at different spatiotemporal scales 

Day 2

  • Route of exposure
  • Effects on health and ecosystem 
  • Air quality standards
  • Risk assessment 
  • Monitoring ambient air quality


Day 3

  • Global sources 
  • Anthropogenic and other sources 
  • Quantification of emissions 
  • Meteorology, Dispersion Modeling 
  • Sources reduction and processes optimization

Day 4

  • Combustion and fuel modification
  • Collection of air contaminants 
  • Air pollution control approaches
  • Mobile sources and control approaches
  • Engine and air pollutant emissions 

Day 5

  • Global air quality problems
  • Air quality law 
  • Clean air act
  • Elements of air quality management 
  • Use of an air quality index in different countries