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Water Pollution I

Language

English

Course format On-site
Date 2020-08-10 - 2020-12-18

Course contents:

Will expand on compulsory topics from lower levels, but new topics will also be dealt with. Central topics are: Recipient capacity, critical loads, humic substances, acidification, eutrophication, cyano bacteria, climate change, agricultural pollution, erosion - and nutrient transport, pesticides and other environmental pollutants, different models, water balance and catchment processes.

Learning outcomes

Good insight into the most central water pollution problems and factors such as diffuse pollution, eutrophication, acidification and hazardous substances and a bit about countermeasures against these. Understand important models in the mentioned fields and have knowledge of the natural variation in water quality with emphasis on the hydrological reasons and the uncertainties in the measured and estimated effects of pollution sources that is caused by this and also knowledge of measures that may be taken.

Prerequisites

VANN200, VANN210, VANN220.

Recommended prerequisites:

JORD200, JORD210

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ISCED Categories

Conservation and environmental management