Air Quality Monitoring
About this course
Page last updated 3 March 2017
The Air Quality Management Resource Centre (AQMRC) in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management is pleased to offer a new suite of Air Quality short courses. This new suite consists of five one day courses covering the following topics:
- Air Quality Management
- Air Quality Monitoring
- Air Quality Dispersion Modelling
- Air Quality and Development Control
- Air Quality Action Planning
Individuals are invited to book on as many or few of the days as they wish. The courses are accredited by the Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) and the Institute of Air Quality Management (IAQM) and CPD certificates are available on completion.
What does it cover?
This course explains how to measure concentrations of the pollutants prescribed in the Air Quality Strategy for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The course will explain the rationale for monitoring air quality, monitoring strategies for Local Air Quality Management, and highlight the limitations of different monitoring techniques.
This course will cover air quality monitoring QAQC for automatic and passive monitoring methods including field, lab and data protocols. The course also includes automatic monitor calibration, data validation and ratification, diffusion tube bias and precision, and calculation and use of bias adjustment factors in LAQM. The course focuses on particulate matter (PM10) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) as the main pollutants of concern for local authorities in the UK.
Who is it for?
The courses will be of interest to practitioners and policy makers involved in air quality management in:
- Environmental health/protection
- Public health
- Land-use planning
"Excellent! The practicals in particular gave substance and context to the theory. An enjoyable and informative opportunity."
This course will cover the following areas:
- Rationale for monitoring air quality
- Monitoring strategies for Local Air Quality Management
- Automatic and passive monitoring methods
- Field, lab and data protocols
- Data validation and ratification
- Diffusion tube bias adjustment and precision
- Focus on NO2 and PM10
You will receive a certificate of attendance on completion of the course.
Supplementary fee information
Full fee: £200
20% early bird discount fee: £160 (for bookings paid in full 8 weeks or more in advance)
All course prices include course materials, car parking, lunch and refreshments.
There are currently no dates available for this course. Please complete the enquiry form below to be added to our mailing list for future dates.
UWE Bristol, Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY
How to apply
For all enquiries, please complete our online enquiry form or contact us on the number below.
There are currently no dates available for this course. Please complete the enquiry form to be added to our mailing list for future dates.
For further information
- Email: For all queries, please complete the on-line enquiry form above.
- Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 87408