PřF:C4320 Environmental Chemistry III - Course Information
C4320 Environmental Chemistry IIIFaculty of Science
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/0/0. 2 credit(s) (fasci plus compl plus > 4). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- prof. RNDr. Ivan Holoubek, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Branislav Vrana, PhD. (lecturer)
- prof. RNDr. Jana Klánová, Ph.D.
Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX) - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: prof. RNDr. Ivan Holoubek, CSc.
Supplier department: Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX) - Chemistry Section - Faculty of Science
- Mon 17. 9. to Fri 14. 12. Fri 9:00–12:50 A29/252-RCX1
- Environmental chemistry I and II
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
- Fields of study the course is directly associated with
- Course objectives
- B>At the end of the course students should be able to:
- characterize properties of environmental compartments (hydrosphere, pedosphere, biosphere) and combine this knowledge with the presence and fate of chemical compounds in these compartments
- understand problems related to their pollution from natural and anthropogenic sources
- explain the relationships between the pollution sources and primary and secondary types of pollution of environmental compartments
- characterize and discuss environmental and health impacts of pollution
- Hydrosphere, basic characteristics, water and its properties, hydrological cycle.
- Sensoric properties of water, conductivity, pH of water, redox potential, water solubility.
- Water chemical reaction, hydrolytical reactions, water equilibrium (protolytic, complex, solubilisation, redox)
- Chemical composition of water, inorganic ions, buffer and neutralisation capacity, radionuclides in water, organic compounds in water – phenols, humic compounds.
- Bottom sediments, water-sediment equilibrium, sedimentation, sorption on sediment surfaces.
- Self-purification of water, oxygen ration in water and basins, chemical and biochemical oxygen damage.
- Water pollution – primary, secondary.
- Water types – wastewater, atmospheric, ground, surface, drinking.
- Water pollution – examples – metals, nutritions, radionuclides, eutrophication, organic pollutants in water – phenols, oil pollution, pesticides, detergents, halogen derivatives of hydrocarbons.
- Pedosphere – origin, components, humus, genetic horizons, sorption capacity, weathering, transport and reactions of chemicals in soil.
- Soil pollution – primary, secondary, metals, nutrients, organic pollutants.
- Biosphere – basic characteristics, exposure of organisms, its results.
- Trace elements in the environment : biogeochemistry, biotechnology, and bioremediation. Edited by M. N. V. Prasad. Boca Raton, Fla.: CRC Press, 2006. 726 s. ISBN 1566706858. info
- SIEGEL, Frederic R. Environmental geochemistry of potentially toxic metals. Berlin: Springer, 2002. xii, 218. ISBN 3540420304. info
- HOLOUBEK, Ivan, Anton KOČAN, Irena HOLOUBKOVÁ and Jiří KOHOUTEK. Perzistentní organické polutanty (POPs) (Persistent organic pollutants (POPs)). 1. vyd. Brno, Czech Republic: TOCOEN s.r.o., 1999. 69 pp. TOCOEN REPORT No. 149. info
- Toxic metals in soil-plant systems. Edited by Sheila M. Ross. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 1994. xiv, 469. ISBN 0471942790. info
- ALSBERG, Tomas. Persistent organic pollutants and the environment. Solna: Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, 1993. 137 s. ISBN 91-620-4246-7. info
- Teaching methods
- Assessment methods
- Written test and oral examination
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
- Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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