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.

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.
Lecture notesMoodle (Link)
Zusätzliche Unterlagen werden evtl. abgegeben.
Prerequisites / NoticeChemistry I and II and Microbiology