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