Acquire the knowledge to prevent groundwater pollution and work in the field of groundwater pollution remediation
Course of Hydrogeology (not indispensable)
Course unit content
Contaminants features and migration in the subsurface. Groundwater pollution remediation
Basic concept of Hydrogeology (knowledge and understanding).
Introduction to Environmental Legislation (knowledge and understanding).
Main features and migration of microbial cells, dissolved contaminants, LNAPLs and DNAPLs (knowledge and understanding).
Adventive flow and advetive-dispersion transport (knowledge and understanding).
Breakthrough curves (knowledge and understanding).
Groundwater remediation techniques (applying knowledge and understanding).
Case studies (making judgements).
Simulation of a case study with an interdisciplinary approach (communication skills).
Fetter CW. 2008. Contaminant Hydrogeology. Waveland Pr Inc.
Scientific papers from journals
Lessons, exercises, simulation of case studies
Assessment methods and criteria
Informal tests during the lessons, and formal examination during which the main focus is the ability to use different information to solve problems.
The English language is used for foreign students.