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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Soil Contamination and Remediation

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143SCR Z,ZK 2 2P
Lecturer:
Martin Šanda (guarantor), Michal Sněhota
Tutor:
Martin Šanda (guarantor), Michal Sněhota
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

14.Test

Syllabus of tutorials:

Breakthrough experiment in soil column with applied tracer

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

Study Objective:

-understanding

Study materials:

Šanda M., Sněhota, M., Electronic lectures on-line - Soil Contamination and Remediation, 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:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
roomTH:B-686

12:00–13:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (FSv-budova A)
B686
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-04-05
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet24774005.html