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EESA10 Midterm: EESA10 Midterm Review Notes


Department
Environmental Science
Course Code
EESA10H3
Professor
Silvija Stefanovic
Study Guide
Midterm

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Lecture 1: Introduction
What is environmental health?
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What is the environment?
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Environmental Health
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Types of Hazards
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Lecture 2: Airborne Hazards and Human Health
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Seven Common Outdoor Air Pollutants
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1. Particulate matter (PM)
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2. Carbon monoxide
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Prevention of carbon monoxide poisoning
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3. Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
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4. Sulphur oxides (SOx)
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5. VOC volatile organic compounds
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6. Lead (Pb)
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1. Ozone (03) also known as “ground level ozone”
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Smog
Smoke + fog + smog (first used in 1905)
2 types:
oPhoto chemical smog: L.A type of smog, or brain air
oSulphurous smog: London type of smog, or industrial smog
Don’t need to know chemical formulas
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