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Environmental geochemistry

Code: 44104
ECTS: 5.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Hana Fajković - Lectures
Lecturers: doc. dr. sc. Hana Fajković - Practicum
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English level:

1,0,0

All teaching activities will be held in Croatian. However, foreign students in mixed groups will have the opportunity to attend additional office hours with the lecturer and teaching assistants in English to help master the course materials. Additionally, the lecturer will refer foreign students to the corresponding literature in English, as well as give them the possibility of taking the associated exams in English.
Load:

1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Practicum 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
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.

Learning outcomes:

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.
Literature:
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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