|From Waste to Resources - and the Challenges in between (Excursion)
|Dr. Gisela Weibel, Dr. Daniela van den Heuvel, Dr. Mirjam Wolffers
|Excursion to Energy Plant Forsthaus (City of Bern)
|biennially in spring semester, held in even years
|Day 1: Tour of the Waste to Energy Plant Forsthaus (City of Bern) with a focus on waste incineration, flue gas cleaning and recovery of metals from incineration residues. Visit to the landfill at Teuftal where non-recyclable residues from waste incineration are deposited. The focus is laid on metal recovery and monitoring of deposited hazardous materials.
Day 2: Tour of the Waste to Energy Plant Forsthaus with a focus on energy production and the planned aquifer thermal energy storage site. Visiting outcrops of Lower Freshwater Molasse exposed in the Bern area.
(prer): Courses with prerequisites.