Air Quality and Human Respiratory Problems

ESC 2435 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Discusses particulates, such as asbestos or lead-rich dust, volcanic ash, or ash from forest fires and power generation; biological threats, such as pollen and methane from landfills or cattle feedlots; and gaseous chemical pollutants, such as radon and volatile organic compounds. As modern societies continue to pollute the atmosphere, human respiratory problems increase exponentially with decreasing air quality. Includes current air-quality legal standards and methods of monitoring air quality.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


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There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
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  • Winter Graduate
    Jan 8, 2018 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Feb 19, 2018 (6-week classes)

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