701-0208-00L  Introduction to Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersG. Furrer, M. Lever, K. McNeill
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentPrerequisites: Chemistry I & II and Microbiology.


701-0208-00 GE in die Umweltchemie und Umweltmikrobiologie
Die Lehrveranstaltung findet in 3 Blöcken à 6-8 Stunden an den Terminen 5. April 2019, 10. Mai 2019 und 24. Mai 2019 statt.
1 hrsG. Furrer, M. Lever, K. McNeill

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AbstractWith excursions the students gain insights into scientific as well as practical aspects of various areas in which environmental chemistry and microbiology play a key role. Topics include a.o. waste water treatment, landfills, drinking water purification, impact of agriculture on surface water quality and environmental assessment of synthetic chemicals.
ObjectiveLearning of typical problems in environmental chemistry and microbiology. Applying basic knowledge of chemistry and microbiology to environmentally relevant problems.
ContentDiscussion of case studies combined with excursions.
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Zusätzliche Unterlagen werden evtl. abgegeben.
Prerequisites / NoticeChemistry I and II and Microbiology

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits1 credit
ExaminersG. Furrer, M. Lever, K. McNeill
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

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