Course
Guidance Area 1: Ambient Air Quality Standards and Monitoring
Self-Paced
Guidance Area 1: Ambient Air Quality Standards and Monitoring
Ambient air quality standards and air quality monitoring are two important measures vital to the success of an air quality management system. The establishment of standards is an essential tool to help protect public health and the environment....
Guidance Area 2: Emissions Inventory and Modeling
Self-Paced
Guidance Area 2: Emissions Inventory and Modeling
A quantitative assessment of emissions from air pollution sources is required in taking appropriate action to improve air quality. Emission Inventories or ‘EI’ and Air Quality Models are tools used to determine specific source types and their...
Guidance Area 3: Health and Other Impacts
Self-Paced
Guidance Area 3: Health and Other Impacts
Today, air quality in many Asian cities exceeds the World Health Organization (WHO) guideline limits for the protection of human health. According to WHO, 92% of the world’s population now live in places where air quality levels exceed health...
Guidance Area 4: Air Quality Communication
Self-Paced
Guidance Area 4: Air Quality Communication
Communication is an essential part of air quality management. Effectively communicating air quality information is needed in order to raise public awareness, engage stakeholders, strengthen policies, and change attitudes to influence behavior...
Guidance Area 5: Clean Air Action Plans (CAAPs)
Self-Paced
Guidance Area 5: Clean Air Action Plans (CAAPs)
A clean air action plan (or CAAP) intends to improve air quality and protect public health and the environment by enabling the government and different stakeholders to mobilize resources in the most effective and efficient manner to achieve air...
Guidance Area 6: Air Quality Governance
Self-Paced
Guidance Area 6: Air Quality Governance
Air quality governance is the decision-making processes involved in air pollution prevention and control. It assists policy development and implementation, and supports information sharing, accountability mechanisms, and strengthens stakeholder...