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CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Ecotoxikology

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
144EKT Z,ZK 4 2P+1C Czech
Lecturer:
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Department of Sanitary and Ecological Engineering
Synopsis:

1) Ecotoxicological effect of main groups of priority substances (toxic metals, PAH, PCB, etc.).

2) Physical and chemical processes affecting fate of pollutants in the environment, biodegradation and bioaccumulation.

3) Risk assessment of hazardous substances to humans and to other activity.

4) Biomonitoring and information about toxic substances.

5) Legislation of hazardous substances

Requirements:

none

Syllabus of lectures:

Ecotoxicological effect of main groups of priority substances (toxic metals, PAH, PCB, etc.).Physical and chemical processes affecting fate of pollutants in the environment, biodegradation and bioaccumulation. Risk assessment of hazardous substances to humans and to other activity. Biomonitoring and information about toxic substances.Legislation of hazardous substances

Syllabus of tutorials:

Students learn about hazardous substances and their fate in the environment by seminar works and discussion about environmental and ecotoxicological problems.

Study Objective:

To learn basics of ecotoxicological activity of substances, ecological risk assessment and biomonitoring of toxic substances.

Study materials:

[1] Connell W., Miller J.: Chemistry and Ecotoxicology of Pollution, John Wiley and Sons, New York 1994,

[2] Calow P.: Handbook of Ecotoxicology, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford 1994,

[3] Rand G.M., Petrocelli S.R.: Fundamentals of Aquatic Toxicology, Hemisphere Publishing

Note:
Further information:
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-06-04
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet24839405.html