Air pollution in polar regions

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Air pollution in polar regions

This lesson is  is focused on the problem of air quality in polar regions. It explains how to define air pollution, presents main air pollutants, their local sources and the problems that they cause in polar environments. 

The student will:

  • understand what air pollution is
  • know the main pollutants and their influence on the environment
  • recognize the interdependencies between weather and air quality
  • be able to check air quality anywhere in the world

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Presenter: dr. Daniel Kępski