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Term: Summer Inst. term
Credits: 2 credits
Contact: Ana Rule
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructors:

Uses laboratory and field methods and equipment to appraise occupational and environmental atmospheric conditions. Topics include grab and dynamic sampling; measurement of respirable and non-respirable particulates; particulates size analysis; and fiber sampling and analysis.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Calibrate air sampling pumps using primary and secondary standards
Conduct air sampling for airborne particulate matter
Define criteria and equipment used for size-selective particulate matter sampling
Conduct air sampling using direct-reading instruments
Perform a survey for airborne contaminants
Write a professional report for air sample survey results

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on written lab reports and a field project.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • June 4 - 15, 2012

  • Monday 8:30 - 11:50
  • Wednesday 8:30 - 11:50
  • Friday 8:30 - 11:50
Enrollment Minimum: 5
Enrollment Maximum: 30
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

Restricted to students in the MSPH in OEH program

For consent, contact:
Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail