Glossary, introductory remarks, definition and basic concept of environmental geochemistry. Environment in crisis; analysis of dynamic environmental system, equilibrium, geochemical system, feedback mechanism. Biogeochemical system of carbon. Greenhouse efect, greenhouse gases, efects, causes, consequences. Biogeochemical cycles of ozone and halogenides
7. Ozon layer depletion, ozone hole , causes, consequences. Biogeochemical cycles of sulphur and nitrogen. Acid rains, pH of rainwater, causes and consequences of acid rains. Chemical time bomb, definition, explantionof cincept, prediction of CTB, examples. Trace elemets and health, concept of geomedicine. examples. Problems of trace element analysis in environemtal sciences.
To gain basic knowledge of the environmental issues;
To become acquainted with the most important global environmental issues: acid rain problem; Global warming and climatic change; ozone hole problem;
To gain basic knowledge of poolution problems in carbonate terrains.