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Environmental Chemistry

Code: 213044
ECTS: 3.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Tajana Begović
Lecturers: prof. dr. sc. Tajana Begović - Seminar
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Seminar 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Planet Earth: Evolution of the Earth through the geological time-scales: the age of rocks, shifting of continents, consequences for life on the planet. Energy resources and requirements: fossil fuels, renewable energy, effects on the environment. Atmosphere: composition of air through geologic history and the corresponding evidence, isotopic composition and isotope fractionation, steady states, lifetimes and quantities in reservoirs, conditions affecting the steady states and comparison with dynamic equilibria, global effects of man on the environment: greenhouse gases and stratospheric ozone. feedback mechanisms, hypothesis of Gaia as a living superorganism, regional effects: e.g. acid rain, forest decline, eutrofication of waters, local effects: cities, tunnels, garages. Water pollution and treatment: water resources, waste water treatment. Special problems: toxic substances, hazardous waste. Strategies of sustainable development: industrial ecology and green chemistry.
  1. Moguće posuditi u Središnoj kemijskoj knjižnici (Horvatovac 102a)
Prerequisit for:
Enrollment :
Passed : Algae and Fungi
Passed : Analytical Chemistry 2
Passed : Basic Laboratory in Analytical Chemistry
Passed : Basic Laboratory in Physical Chemistry
Passed : Fundamentals of Evolution
Passed : Fundamentals of Histology and Embryology
Passed : Fundamentals of Microbiology
Passed : General Zoology
Passed : Organic Chemistry 2
Passed : Pedagogy
Passed : Physical Chemistry 2
Passed : Psychology of Learning and Teaching
7. semester
Izborni predmeti kemija 1 - Regular study - Biology and Chemistry Education
Consultations schedule: