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Earth Sciences at the University of Fribourg

Bern-Fribourg Master in Earth Sciences


Details of Courses

COURSE TITLE: Contaminated Sites
LECTURERS: Prof. B. Grob├ęty, P. Hoehener, C. Keller, Prof. R. Philipp
SCOPE:Assessment, risk evaluation and choice of remedial techniques for simple contamination situations
CATEGORY: Application of principles
ECTS Credits:2
FORMAT:Lecture (4 days)
FREQUENCY:annually in spring semester
CONTENTS:In the first part of the course, the nature and physicochemical properties (reactivity, mobility, adsorption) of water and soil pollutants are presented. Techniques to assess the type and degree of a contamination as well as legal aspects are introduced. In the second part of the course, assessment, risk evaluation and remedial of actual pollution sites are presented.
ASSESSMENT:written test at the end of the course

(prer): Courses with prerequisites.

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