ATMS 212
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  • Presentation of posters: Monday and Tuesday, December 5&6. Please bring your poster in class on both days. We will bring to class posterboards, pins and tape for you to set-up your poster. Poster review form.
  • Final: December 12 8:30-10:20 in MOR 221.  Study guide: here. We will have a final review session in class on Friday Dec. 9.

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Lectures of potential interest (extra credit):

  • Mercury Regulation and Environmental Justice: Issues for Human Health, Environmental Quality, and Tribal Rights Professor Catherine O'Neill, Oct 13, 2005, 12:30-1:20, Bagley Hall, Room 154
  • Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Harbingers of the Future? Professor Robert Houze, on Wednesday,  Nov 16, 2005 at 7:30 pm, Kane Hall, Room 120. Public Lecture. Please register at: if you plan on attending.

Class Meeting Times and Location: Daily (M-F) 10:30 to 11:20 am. 
Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday-Friday: More Hall (MOR) 221
Thursdays: in Mechanical Engineering (
MEB) 246    

Instructors: Lyatt Jaeglé & Becky Alexander
e-mail: ;
(206) 685-2679; (206) 543-0164 
Offices: Rooms 302/306 in the Atmospheric Sciences Building
Office hours: Wed. 1-3 pm (Lyatt Jaeglé), Fri. 1-3pm (Becky Alexander) or by appointment
Class Description

This course is an introduction to air pollution on local, regional, and global scales.  We will focus on the sources, transformation, and dispersion of pollutants responsible for urban smog, acid rain, climate change and the stratospheric ozone hole.  We will examine the health and environmental effects of air pollutants, as well as current (or potential) technological solutions and international policy regulations.

The course is intended for non-science, liberal arts majors and fulfills 5 credits of the Natural World (NW) or of the Individuals  & Societies (I&S) distribution requirement.  The course is also designated as a "W" course.

See the syllabus for a more detailed description.


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