546-0424/01 – Environmental Geochemistry (ENGCH)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits5
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Helena Raclavská, CSc.Subject version guarantorprof. RNDr. Peter Andráš, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2005/2006Year of cancellation2013/2014
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
AND0032 prof. RNDr. Peter Andráš, CSc.
KLI0101 Mgr. Tomáš Klimko, PhD.
STE29 Ing. Irena McCormick
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Combined Credit and Examination 12+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The course is devoted to the provides of geochemistry. Study of migration of chemical elements in nature and environment is based on the properties of chemical elements and mineral phases. The course includes lithogeochemistry, hydrogeochemistry and environmental applications of geochemistry, The practical training includes geochemical maps, sampling and analysis of geochemical materials and processing of geochemical data.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Seminars
Experimental work in labs
Terrain work

Summary

The course is devoted to the provides of geochemistry. Study of migration of chemical elements in nature and environment is based on the properties of chemical elements and mineral phases. The course includes lithogeochemistry, hydrogeochemistry and environmental applications of geochemistry, The practical training includes geochemical maps, sampling and analysis of geochemical materials and processing of geochemical data.

Compulsory literature:

Alloway B.J. (2012): Heavy Metals in Soils: Trace Metals and Metalloids in Soils and their Bioavailability (Environmental Pollution). Springer Verlag. ISBN 9400744692. Baskaran M (2012): Handbook of Environmental Isotope Geochemistry. Springer. 1-951. Gill R. (2015): Chemical Fundamentals of Geology and Environmental Geoscience. Wiley Blackwell. Hoboken,USA. 1-297. ISBN: 9780470656655 Killops S., Killops V. (2004): An Introduction to Organic Geochemistry. Blackwell Science Ltd., 1-408. 2. edition, ISBN-10: 0632065044 Marshall P., Fairbridge R.W: (1999): Encyclopedia of Geochemistry. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1-798. ISBN: 0-412-75500-9 Nelson E. (2003): Principles of Environmental Geochemistry. Brooks Cole, ISBN-10: 01222290615 (528 p.) Reemtsma T, Jekel M. (2006): Organic Pollutants in the Water Cycle. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, ISBN 3-527-31297-8, (347 p.) White V.M. (2013): Geochemistry. WIley-Blackwell. Chichester, USA.1-660. ISBN: 9780470656686

Recommended literature:

Siegel, F. R.: Environmental geochemistry of potentially toxic metals. Berlin: Springer,2002, 1- 218.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Presence on lessons and active work

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: The basic geochemical concepts. Geochemical background. Geochemical anomalies. Klark. Geochemical dispersion. Elemental associations. Marker elements. Geochemical classification of elements. Internal factors of geochemical migration. External factors of geochemical migration. Geochemical barriers. Geochemistry of the lithosphere. Geochemistry of natural waters. Geochemistry of the atmosphere. Natural radioactivity elements. Biogeochemistry. Biogeochemical cycles of major organogenic elements. Biogeochemical migration of minor and trace elements. Organic geochemistry. Remote transfer of pollutants. Geochemistry of the landscape. Tasks and application of environmental geochemistry. exercise: Sampling methods of geochemical materials - litogeochemistry of soil. Sampling methods of geochemical materials - hydrogeochemistry, river sediments, biogeochemistry, atmogeochemistry. Geochemical maps, scale geochemical work. Statistical evaluation of geochemical data. Evaluation of soil contamination. Statistical analysis. Processing maps of soil contamination. Geochemistry of recent river sediments.

Conditions for subject completion

Combined form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester, validity until: 2011/2012 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 33 (33) 0
                Other task type Other task type 33  0
        Examination Examination 67 (67) 0
                Written examination Written examination 30  0
                Oral Oral examination 37  0
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2012/2013 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2012/2013 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 2 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2011/2012 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 2 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 2 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 2 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 2 Compulsory study plan
2008/2009 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2007/2008 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 2 Compulsory study plan
2006/2007 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 2 Compulsory study plan
2005/2006 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 2 Compulsory study plan

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