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Professional course

Air Quality Monitoring

About this course

Course code:
Z42000110
Applications:
University
Level:
Professional/Short Course
Department:
Geography and Environmental Management
Campus:
Frenchay
Duration:
One day
Course director:
Dr Jo Barnes, Air Quality Management Resource Centre

Page last updated 1 June 2018

Introduction

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:

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
  • Transport        
  • Land-use planning.

Accreditations and partnerships:

Structure

Content

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

Assessment

You will receive a certificate of attendance on completion of this course.

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

Please see the table below for current fees and discounts available. All prices are VAT exempt.

Discounts can not be used in conjunction with each other. The greatest discount available will be applied at your booking confirmation.

 

CohortFull FeeEarly Bird Discount
February 2019£200£180
Payment Deadline 10 December 2018

Fees include course materials, car parking, lunch and refreshments.

Course date

CohortDateTime

February 2019

Tuesday 5 February 2019

09.30 - 16.30

How to apply

How to apply

To make a full or provisional booking for this course, please complete the relevant online booking form below:

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For further information

  • Email: For all enquiries, please complete the online enquiry form above.
  • Telephone: +44 (0)117 32 83649

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