Environmental mineralogy

Environmental mineralogy

Code: 44102
ECTS: 5.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Vladimir Bermanec - Lectures
Lecturers: Vladimir Bermanec - Practicum
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Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Practicum 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
The nature and scope of environmental mineralogy. Research methods in environmental mineralogy. Minerals and soil developments. Mineralogy of marine sediments. The influence of microbes on minerals. Aerosols in the atmosphere. Mineralogy of mine wastes. Suitability of minerals for environmental remediation purposes. Mineralogy in nuclear waste management. Mineralogy and cultural heritage. Mineralogy and human health.

Learning outcomes:

Awareness and understanding of the temporal and spatial dimensions in Earth processes
Understanding the need of a rational use of earth resources.
Knowledge and understanding of the complex nature of interactions within the geosphere .
Awareness of the applications and responsibilities of Geology and its role in society including its environmental aspects.
Literature:
  1. Vaughan, D.J., Wogelius, R.A. (2000): Environmental Mineralogy. EMU Notes in Mineralogy. Eötvös University Press, Budapest, 434 pp.
1. semester
Izborni kolegiji za Geologiju zaštite okoliša (zimski semestar) - Mandatory studij - Environmental Geology

3. semester
Izborni kolegiji za Geologiju zaštite okoliša (zimski semestar) - Mandatory studij - Environmental Geology
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