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Air Pollution Monitoring & Environmental Impact of Tropical Forest and Peatland Fire

(APMEI) 2021

Tropical forest and peatland fires are disasters that impact the local, regional and global environment. To increase awareness and knowledge about this, FTSL offers APMEI 2021. This international virtual course is organized for Indonesia and international undergraduate students majoring in science and engineering. This course will be discussing the impact, air quality monitoring technique and analysis, emission inventory, and mitigation & adaptation related to forest peatland fire. Experienced lecturers will deliver the topic from several institutions in Indonesia and abroad.

Topic of IVC APMEI 2021

  1. Course Introduction and Key Message of Air Quality Monitoring System
  2. Peatland & Forest Fired knowledge
  3. History & Current status of PM concentration in Forest fire areas (Provinces) in Indonesia
  4. The Impact of Forest Fire and Peat fire on Health
  5. Impact of Peat and Forest fire to Air Quality
  6. Measurement of Gaseous Ambient Air Quality 1
  7. Measurement of Aerosol from Peat land and forest fire Emission: challenge during field measurement
  8. Air quality measurements with small sensors
  9. Analytical Method of Trace gas & Aerosol
  10. Analytical Method of Organic Carbon from Peat land Burning
  11. Measuring emissions factors in the field and calculating fire emissions
  12. An Information System and Management Platform for Forest Fire in Indonesia.
  13. Development of Forest fire Early warning System
  14. Project sharing: House Shelter & air filtration


Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering – Institut Teknologi Bandung
Jl. Ganesha No. 10 Bandung – Indonesia

The course will be held for 16 sessions within 2nd Aug 2021 and 26 Aug 2021
Detail programmes will be informed later

Tentative Schedule:


The course is equivalent to TL4122 Air Pollution Monitoring (2 credit), each participant will get ITB official academic transcript.

Registration open until 26th July 2021
Please register through the following website: https://admission.itb.ac.id/registration/nonreguler/ivc

Contact and Information
For more information please visit : ftsl.itb.ac.id/apmei2021
Email: apmei@ftsl.itb.ac.id