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2024/2025

Ecotoxicology and Waste Water Treatment

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
144YECO Z,ZK 6 4P+1C Czech
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Department of Urban Water Management
Synopsis:

Ecotoxicology: basic toxicological and ecological concepts in theory and practice. Groups of substances of toxicological and ecotoxicological significance present in different environmental compartments.

Requirements:

exam test, tasks from exercises, protocols from Ekotox exercises

Syllabus of lectures:

Ecotoxicology:

1. Basic concepts in toxicology and ecotoxicology, factors affecting the concentration of a pollutant in the environment, factors affecting the effect of a pollutant, interaction of a pollutant with an organism

2. Hazardous substances in the environment in general: according to the organic - inorganic types, sources, uses, significance

3. Toxicological assessment, toxicity, ecotoxicity, bioaccumulation tests and their use in practice, risk assessment, legislation

4. Pesticides

5. Hydrocarbons (petroleum, PAHs, PCBs, dioxins)

6. Detergents, emerging pollutants (pharmaceuticals, microparticles in cosmetics)

7. Plastics

8. Heavy metals

9. Air pollutants of concern: major air pollutants, sources, emission control measures, measurement methods; water pollutants of concern: sources, distribution, bioavailability, methods of analysis for inorganic and organic substances

10. (Un)healthy indoor environment.

11. Physical environmental influences: electromagnetic radiation, light, noise

12. INVITED LECTURE: Toxicity tests in practice

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Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Basic ecotoxicity tests

2. Analysis of heavy metals in sediment of small streams

3. Mercury analysis in hair

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Study Objective:

Understanding of substances hazardous to humans and environmental media.

Study materials:

Manahan S.(2017) Environmental Chemistry, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN 9781498776936

Komínková D. (2011) Ekotoxikologie, Skriptum Stavební fakulta ČVUT, Česká technika - nakladatelství ČVUT (in Czech)

Anděl P. (2011) Ekotoxikologie, bioindikace a biomonitoring. EVERNIA, 978-80-903787-9-7 (in Czech)

Kočí V., Mocová K.(2009) Ekotoxikologie pro chemiky, Vydavatelství VŠCHT, ISBN 9788070806999 (in Czech)

Krejčí V. a kol (2002) Odvodnění urbanizovaných území. NOEL 2000, ISBN 80-86020-39-8 (in Czech)

Hlavínek, P. a kol (2002) Příručka stokování a čištění. NOEL 2002, ISBN 80-86020-30-4 (in Czech)

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