9360-0002/01 – Polutants in the Environment (PZP)

Gurantor departmentCNT - Nanotechnology CentreCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Daniela Plachá, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Daniela Plachá, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
PLA88 doc. Ing. Daniela Plachá, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Combined Credit and Examination 6+6

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Lectures "Pollutants in the Environment" are aimed to improve student knowlegde in the sphere of the environmental chemistry and occurence of compounds contaminating all compartements of the Environment. Students will introduce not only to the issue of chemical events in the Environment but also they will study the environmental legislation and possibilities of the environmental protection.

Teaching methods

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Summary

Lectures "Pollutants in the Environment" are aimed to improve student knowlegde in the sphere of the environmental chemistry and occurence of compounds contaminating all compartements of the Environment. Students will introduce not only to the issue of chemical events in the Environment but also they will study the environmental legislation and possibilities of the environmental protection.

Compulsory literature:

Loon, G.W., Duffy, S. J. Environmental chemistry. A global perspective. 2nd ed.Oxford University Press. 514s. ISBN-10: 0-19-927499-1. 2005. Rana, S.V.S. Environmental Pollution: Health and Toxicology. Alpha Science International Limited, 2011. 320s. ISBN 1842654845.

Recommended literature:

Des Connell: Basic Concepts of Environmental Chemistry. 2nd.ed Boca Raton:Francis Group, 462s. ISBN 978-1-5667-0676-6. 2005.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Aktivní účast při přednáškách. Zpracování seminární práce na zadané téma.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Basic definitions. Entry, fate, pollutant influence on living organisms, processes influencing distribution and fate of pollutants, transport. 2. Chemical reactions of pollutants in the all environmental compartements. Phase equilibrium and interfacial processes. Kinetics of chemical reactions, thermodynamics. 3. Basic groups of pollutants in the air: SOx, NOx, PMx, greenhouse gases - CO2, N2O, CH4 4. Ozone in troposphere and stratosphere. Toxic metals As, Cd, Cr, Co, Cu, Pb, Hg, Ni, Zn, V, Sn. Organic pollutants. Classifications. Properties, sources, entries, transport, reactions, fate in the Environment, effects on the living organisms.Volatile organic compounds, VOC. Persistent organic pollutants, POPs. Characteristics of individual groupes POPs – PCBs, OCPs, PAHs, PCDDs/Fs, PCNs, PBDEs, PFCs, SCCPs atd. 5. Endocrinne disruptors. Pharmaceutical products and products for personal care. Pesticides and their residua 6. Other pollutant groups. Oil hydrocarbons, detergents, nutrients, organometal compounds, radioactive compounds. Properties, sources, occurence, reactions, effects on the Environment. 7. Atmospheric pollution. Basic properties of the Atmosphere, composition and structure of the Atmosphere, emission, aerosols, acidification, smog, atmospheric dispersion of pollutants, reactions in the atmosphere. 8. Hydrosphere. Water, properties, functions, classification of water. Pollution of hydrosphere, sediments, eutrophization, self-cleaning ability. 9. Pedosphere, composition and soil properties, pedogenic factors and processes. Pedosphere pollution, soil contamination, food chain contamination. Waste. 10. Legislation in the sphere of the environmental pollution, limit values of selected pollutants in the individual compartements of the Environment - air, hydrosphere, soil, waste.

Conditions for subject completion

Combined form (validity from: 2013/2014 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 40  20
        Examination Examination 60  31
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2015/2016 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2013/2014 (N2102) Mineral Raw Materials (3904T005) Environmental Engineering K Czech Most 1 Compulsory study plan

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