Sylabus předmětu P15-0084-I - Environmental Chemistry (FBFS - WS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences
Course unit code:
Course unit title: Environmental Chemistry
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Agrobiotechnology - master (required), 1. semester
Applied Biology - master (required), 3. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
During the semester, one written test of 20 points, as well as the seminar work and its presentation of 20 points and a final written exam for 60 points will be realised. To obtain the evaluation A student has to have at least 93 points, for the evaluation B of at least 86 points, C at least 79 points, D at least 72 points and for the evaluation E at least 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student understands influence of chemical elements and their compounds on the environment, is able to analyze sources and consequences of their affect.
After completion of the subject the student is able to identify the risk of the environment pollution.
Course contents:
Chemical contamination of the atmosphere. Stratospheric chemistry (chemistry of formation and decomposition of ozone). Tropospheric chemistry (formation of smog, acidic and alkaline precipitations, climate changes due to global warming, greenhouse gases and aerosols). Atmospheric contaminants in urban and residential areas. Hydrosphere (physical and chemical properties of water, inorganic and organic contaminants in water and their distribution, waste water). Soil (physical and chemical properties of the soil, chemistry of inorganic and organic contaminants and solid waste). Legislation.
Recommended or required reading:
Blažej: Chemické aspekty životného prostredia, Alfa Bratislava 1981
Tolgyessy a kol.: Ekochémia, UMB Banská Bystrica, 1999
VanLook, Duffy: Environmental chemistry, Oxford Press, 2002

Language of instruction:
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 211

51,7 %
24,6 %
10,4 %
7,1 %
6,2 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s):
prof. Ing. Ján Tomáš, CSc. (instructor, lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Ing. Tomáš Tóth, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. RNDr. Alena Vollmannová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification:
14. 1. 2019
prof. RNDr. Alena Vollmannová, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Martin Mastík, PhD. on 01/14/2019.

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