1. Introduction. Definitions, Components of atmospheric pollution (source categories, pollutants, atmosphere, dispersion – processes, recipients), Historical review

2. General Pollution Elements. Categories, Units of Measurement, Sources, Major and global impacts of air pollution (acid rain, dispersion of radioactive substances, Ozone layer damage, Greenhouse effect), International measurement bodies

3. Pollutant Properties and Impacts.

Particulate pollutants, Carbon monoxide, Sulfur oxides, Hydrocarbons, Nitrogen oxides, Secondary air pollutants and nitrogen monoxide, Photochemical oxidants

4. Air quality. General elements, Air quality criteria and standards, Emission standards

5. Meteorology and Pollution. Meteorological data (heat and atmospheric stability, barometric pressure, wind, absolute and relative humidity), Effects of meteorological parameters on the dispersion of pollutants, Periodicity and long-term evolution of air pollution

6. Transport and Diffusion of Pollutants. Basic concepts, Maximum mixing height, Simulation of dispersion of atmospheric pollutants (emission of pollutants from point, linear and surface sources, contribution of point, linear or area sources)

7. Anti-pollution Technology. Physical mechanisms, Chimneys design, Control of source pollution (devices for particulate pollutants, devices for gas pollutants)

8. Air Pollution Abatement Strategy. General Elements, Selection of an optimal strategy for long-term control of air pollution

9. Measurements and Analysis of Air Quality. General principles and Sampling, Air sampling devices, particulate sampling devices, site selection methods and sampling time, Methods for air quality determination, Standard methods for determining the air quality, monitoring network and teletransport of results.