ĶNF503 Environmental Chemistry and Technology

Code ĶNF503
Name Environmental Chemistry and Technology
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Environmental Engineering and Management
Faculty Department of Chemistry
Academic staff Gerda Gaidukova
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Principles of sustainable growth; rational resource utilisation and reduction the influence on environment. Chemistry of atmosphere, hydrosphere, lythosphere and noosphere. The influence of antrophogenic actions to the natural processes. Antrophogenic turnover of substances. Environmental technologies: waste recycling, reuse of producēts, cleaner and clean technologies. Green chemistry. Waste management..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To develop student’s world outlook as part of nature, promote creation of sustainable economics, to develop of environmental friendly technologies with closed technologic cycle.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Student is able to analyse the environmental and ecological questions in groups of experts as well as nonexperts - Practical works, exam
Student is acquired deeper theoretical knowledge and research skills in field of ecological risk assessment in turnover of materials and substances - Practical works, exam
Student is able to analyse, independent formulate and analyse the complicate scientific problems connected with environmental friendly technologies - Practical works, exam
Student has a deeper understanding for scientific work and probably influence of scientific results to the natural processes - Practical works, exam
Student has new academic competencies in field of environmental sciences. - Practical works, exam
Course prerequisites Courses of bachelor's programme connected with environmental problems

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