Course syllabus PHD_P019_N - Chemistry of environment (FBFS - 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences
Course unit code: PHD_P019_N
Course unit title: Chemistry of environment
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 12
Semester: Agrochemistry and Plant Nutrition - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Agrochemistry and Plant Nutrition - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Food Technology - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Food Technology - doctoral (elective), 1. year
Level of study: 3.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Preparing and presentation of project of 40 points, the final exam of 60 points. For the evaluation A it is necessary to obtain at least 93 points, for B at least 86 points, for C at least 79 points, for D at least 72 points and for the evaluation E at least 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student is able to identify the origin, sources, influence and reactions of chemical elements and their compounds in individual environmental components.
After completion of the subject the student is able to syntetize knowledges from various fields of science and to apply those in the field of the environment protection.
Course contents:
Chemical aspects of the contamination of the atmosphere, the stratosphere, the troposphere. Climate changes. The effect of chemical elements and their compounds in the hydrosphere. Properties of soil in relation to the content and chemical activity of inorganic and organic contaminants. Global environmental problems. Legislation.
Recommended or required reading:
Bailey, R.: Chemistry of the Environment, Academic Press, 2002
Manahan, S.E.: Environmental chemistry, CRC Press LLC, 2005

Language of instruction: Slovak
the subject is teached only in the summer semester
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 2

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Name of lecturer(s): doc. RNDr. Ing. Tomáš Tóth, PhD. (lecturer)
prof. RNDr. Alena Vollmannová, PhD. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification: 14. 1. 2019
Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Alena Vollmannová, PhD. and programme supervisor

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

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