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  • Academic Programme
  • Env Sc Curriculum Structure
  • Atmospheric Science and Air Quality

IEA501/3 Atmospheric Science and Air Quality

  • Credit: 3
  • Semester: 1
  • Prerequisite: none


This course discusses the relationship between the physical processes of the atmosphere and air quality. The student will be taught the structure, composition, atmospheric boundary layer, and energy balance of the atmosphere and apply it to model the dispersion of air pollutants using AERSCREEN and AERMOD models. A brief introduction to the state-of-the-science weather forecasting model, such as the WRF model (Weather Research Forecasting), would also be discussed.


School of Industrial Technology, Building G07, Persiaran Sains, Universiti Sains Malaysia 11800 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
Tel: +604 653 2219 | Fax: +604-653 6375 | Email: dean_ind@usm.my

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