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  • Educational Objectives

    By the time you finish this exercise, you should be able to do the following:

    1. Use the Atmospheric Pollutant Model
      • Working with Inputs
        • Analyze and format various types of input data (such as concentration of ethante in the southern hemisphere) for use in an atmospheric pollutant model. Data can be collected from a variety of sources.
        • Provide an explanation of the fundamental mathematics, assumptions, and limitations of atmospheric pollutant models.
      • Working with Outputs
        • Interpret a graphic representation of important concepts, such as the concentration of ethane in the northern or southern hemispheres.
      • Interpreting the Results
        • Describe the limitations of the model and the results provided
        • Communicate complex technical, economic, and policy-related material in a professional, plain-English manner in a written document.
    2. Work As a Team
      • Organize an effective team.
      • Effectively communicate specialized knowledge to other team members in order to make well-informed collective decisions.
      • Divide a complex task into manageable team assignments.
      • Establish and meet team deadlines.

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