Module 4: Assessing the Impact of Thermal Power on Human Health

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Learning Goals

  • To learn key concepts, in understanding air pollution and health issues in relation to thermal power plants
  • To strengthen skills to quantify, value, and assess air pollution impacts.

Module Outline

  1. Overview and Key Terminologies
    1. Cause and effect of air pollution from the thermal power plants
    2. Emission (Technology and emission factors)
    3. Atmospheric fate and chemistry (pollution dispersion and ambient air quality)
    4. Exposure and health impact (mortality, morbidity)

  2. Economics of air pollution and health impact
    1. Value for mortality risk

  3. Impact assessment tools and methodology
    1. Zone of influence
    2. Benefit transfer

  4. Hands on case-study

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