Air Pollution

Learn all about Air Pollution in this free course and how it can impact your business and life.

Chapter 1 : Introduction To Air Pollution

The introduction to Air Pollution began dating back to the discovery of fire. However, it became impactful after human exposure to the chemical species created by biomass burning like wood and vegetation combustion in poorly ventilated areas where concentrations might reach levels hazardous to human health.

10 min.

Chapter 2 : Sources and Classification of Air Pollutants

Depending on their origins or the sources, air pollutants might have a natural, man-made, or mixed origin. These pollutants, as well as their precursor gases, can come from both natural and man-made sources.

12 min.

Chapter 3 : Air Quality Measures

Air quality measures or monitoring refers to the sampling and measuring of contaminants in the atmosphere. It is an essential component of any campaign to reduce air pollution.

7 min.

Chapter 4 : Control Devices for Particulate Contaminants

Air pollutants are the results of both mobile and stationary sources across a wide range of sectors. There are various types of control devices for particulate contaminants and air pollution management systems available. 

10 min.

Chapter 5 : Control Devices for Gaseous Pollutants

Control devices for gaseous pollutants system selection and design must be based on some particular knowledge about the exhaust gases to be treated. Information on gas flow rates and temperatures is required to correctly size the collector for the projected process operating conditions.

7 min.

Chapter 6 : Air Quality Management

Air quality management refers to all the actions a regulatory administration undertakes to protect human health and the habitat and prevent them from the damaging effects of air pollution.

7 min.

Dr. Jennifer Anderson


Dr. Jennifer Anderson is a highly esteemed professor in the field of environmental education with over 30 years of experience. Her passion for the environment and dedication to educating the next generation have made her a respected authority in the field. Dr. Anderson’s extensive knowledge, combined with her commitment to fostering a love for nature and sustainability, has influenced countless students to become environmentally conscious citizens.