This module introduces the conventional methods and
up-to-date technologies employed in the sampling,
monitoring and subsequent control of the major types of
pollution. The module equips students with knowledge
and understanding of the major approaches to pollution
control and pollution monitoring. The scope of this
module includes air pollution, water pollution, subsurface
contamination, noise pollution, and light pollution. It
introduces environment-contaminant interactions, transport,
pollutant containment systems, monitoring, and remedial
technologies. Students also explore various techniques
employed such as physical, chemical and biological
sample analysis, real-time monitoring and remote sensing.
Legal environmental laws by regulatory bodies such as
the National Environment Agency are also covered.
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