Importance and structure of atmosphere, Earth’s radiation balance, Temperature and Pressure profile of atmosphere, Temperature inversion, Environmental pollution causes and effects, Solution of environmental pollution, Environmental degradation, Resources depletion, Impacts of modern life style on environmental quality, Particulate matter in the atmosphere, Industrial pollutants atmospheric aerosols, Introduction and classification of air pollutants, Organic air pollutants and their effects, Inorganic air pollutants, Air pollution from automobiles, Typical sources of air pollution, (NOX, SOX, CO) and effects of air pollution, Air pollution control, Noise pollution, Noise and causes of noise pollution, Effects of noise pollution, Control of noise pollution, Acid rain and its impacts, Control measures for acid rain, The greenhouse effect, Global warming, Classification of water pollutants, Characteristics of wastewater, Types of water pollution, Heavy metal pollution, Sources of water pollution, Eutrophication, Detergents and phosphates in water, Biochemical oxygen demand, Soil pollution and human health, Effects of soil pollution on plants, Wastes and pollutants in soil, Ways to prevent soil pollution, Introduction to environmental pollution (soil, water and air), Sources and causes of pollution, Characteristics of domestic and industrial effluents, Municipal solid waste, Sources of soil pollution, major soil pollutants, effects of soil pollution on ecosystem
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Develop understanding about various types of environmental pollution and its source.
2. Provide knowledge about existing laws related to pollutants in Pakistan and the conventions ratified internationally.
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