Lesson 40. Emission from Animal Production Systems

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Intended Outcomes

The participants will

  • Realize outdoor air quality (OAQ) is not only odor but includes gases and particulates.
  • Be able to identify OAQ sources on their operation.
  • Have a basic understanding of OAQ field measurements.
  • Be aware of public policy OAQ issues.



The participants will complete

  • Self-assessment checklist
  • Demonstration of measuring instruments
  • Some sensory training techniques and active learner methods
  • Lecture with slides and video
  • Case study for regulations and nuisance/health issues

Authors: Larry Jacobson, Jeff Lorimor, Jose Bicudo, and David Schmidt