An Overview of Theoretical Dynamics of Air Pollution

  • Moses Eterigho EmetereEmail author
Part of the Studies in Big Data book series (SBD, volume 54)


In this chapter the scope is on the outdoor air pollution. Outdoor air pollution can be natural or man-made/artificial. Most natural air pollutions are connected to gas emission from volcanic eruption, dust storm (Sahara Desert in the West Africa region), particulate matter (PM) carried by wind, industries. Therefore, modelling outdoor air pollution is somewhat difficult because it is not a closed system. A closed system is a system where the component parameters can be controlled or determined at each step of the experiment. The outdoor pollution is an open system. In this chapter, the different scenarios were considered. The different mathematical models on out door pollution was discussed. Lastly, the different type of ground measuring instruments and their specific functions were highlighted.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsCovenant UniversityOtaNigeria
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical Engineering ScienceUniversity of JohannesburgJohannesburgSouth Africa

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