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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Pollutants in Soil Profile

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143RLVP Z 2 1P+1C Czech
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Supervisor:
Department of Landscape Water Conservation
Synopsis:

This course will focuse on interdisciplinary topics on soil contamination and remediation. Topics include: Introduction to soil physics and soil chemistry, impacts of contaminants on the environment, detection methods and soil cleanup.

Requirements:

no prerequisites

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Introduction to soil science, soil formation; soil properties.

2.Introduction to soil chemistry; chemical reactions in soil

3.History of soil contamination and remediation; impacts of contaminants on the environment and health

4.Contaminants transport and fate; experiments and analytical detection methods

5.Types of contaminants

6.Site survey, field methods of contaminants detection

7.Soil remediation methods: Pump-and-treat Systems, Solvent Vapor Extraction, Air Sparging, Soil Flushing

8.Migration Covers, Cut-off Walls, Solidification / Stabilization

9.Reaction barriers: Funnel and Gate Systems, Permeable Treatment Walls

10.Natural Attenuation; new methods of soil remediation

11.Bioremediation, fytoremediation

12.Case study I

13.Case study II

Syllabus of tutorials:

Breakthrough experiment in soil column with applied tracer

Basics of soil chemistry (total organic carbon, pH, ORP, el. conductivity)

Study Objective:

-understanding

Study materials:

Sněhota, M., Šanda M. Elektronické přednášky on-line - Rizikové látky v půdě, web K143, FSv CVUT

Sharma and Reddy, Geoenvironmental Engineering: Site Remediation, Waste Containment, and Emerging Waste Management Technologies, ISBN:

0-471-21599-6, Wiley 2004

Chiou, Partition and Adsorption of Organic Contaminants in Environmental Systems, ISBN: 0471233250, Wiley 2002

Note:
Further information:
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