NOx pollution in Hong Kong: local emission vs. regional transport
Project Description

? To investigate NOx pollution at rural and urban sites in Hong Kong
? To compare the contributions to NOx pollution episodes from local emission and regional transport

Supervisor
WANG Zhe
Quota
2
Course type
UROP1100
Applicant's Roles

? Literature review
? Analysis of NOx and CO data from different air quality monitoring stations of the Environmental Protection Department of Hong Kong
? Analysis of meteorological data (solar, wind speed and direction, etc.) during the study period
? Statistical methods/models (e.g., correlation, regression, principle component analysis) for data analysis.

Applicant's Learning Objectives

The applicants are expected to learn:
1) basic knowledge of air pollution and NOx emission;
2) the methodology of data analysis and some data processing software;
3) analytical skills and critical thinking ability.

Complexity of the project
Moderate