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Environmental Chemistry (7209ENV)

Course profile

This course provides an introduction to the major chemical and physical processes affecting chemicals and chemical families in natural environments such as water and the atmosphere. The sources, relevant physicochemical properties, detection and measurement of important contemporary environmental pollutants are discussed together with their impact and ecosystem and human health. Pollutants include hydrocarbons, polymers, pesticides and radioactive substances. Laboratory activities will provide practical experience in monitoring and chemical analysis.

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Course study information

Credit points (awarded): 10

Course code: 7209ENV

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