Course on “introduction to odour management“ organized by the Environmental Ministry of Chile

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mma chile cursoThe Environmental Ministry of Chile organized a course on “introduction to odour management“ in the city of Copiapo. Around forty people asissted to this activity both from the public sectors and also representatives from the nine municipalities of the region of Atacama. The companies Odotec and Odournet have joined forces to make this happen.

The course is framed within the project of “Antecedents for an Odour Regulation in Chile” and has as a main aim to build a proposal of estrategic normative to regulate odour emission at a national basis.

There will be more presentations along the next months in other regions of Chile, meanwhile we see that this organism is taking action into a framework that could lead to an odour regulation in Chile in the future.

For further information see the press note release of the Environmental Ministry here. + Info

Course on introduction to Air pollution modelling 2013

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This course will take place from the 17/09/2013 to 29/11/2013.

  • Area: Environment
  • Mode: On-Line
  • Language: Spanish
  • Certificate: Issued by CIEMAT
  • End registration date: no end date.

This course is defined as a theoretical and practical introduction to air modelling practice. E-learning techiques are widely used to show the basic knowledge about air pollution, meteorological modelling and simulation, dispersion and chemical transformations of the pollutants. In addition, on-line practical exercises of meteorological simulation and pollutant dispersion are tutored by professors and experts in small student groups, so that at the end of the course the student will be able to face real problems related with this subject. + info





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Lakes Environmental Courses in Toronto, Mexico City, New York, San Diego, Barcelona, Sao Paulo and Hyderabad until the end of 2011.

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   Lakes Environmental websiteLakes Environmental is holding some courses in Toronto, Mexico City, New York, San Diego, Barcelona, Sao Paulo and Hyderabad till the end of 2011. Lakes Environmental invite you to join them for their next AERMOD courses taking place in Toronto (Canada), Mexico City (Mexico), New York (USA), San Diego (USA), Barcelona (Spain), Sao Paulo (Brazil) and Hyderabad (India) and CALPUFF courses taking place in the last three cities.

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