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Environmental geology

Code: 44087
ECTS: 6.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Igor Felja
Lecturers: doc. dr. sc. Igor Felja - Practicum
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The lecturer is not able to offer courses in English at this time.

1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Practicum 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
The role of geology in environmental protection. Basic concepts: environment, environmental protection, contamination-pollution. Interdicilinarity in environmental protection. Geological Hazards. Hydrological cycle, groundwater and its quality. Waste disposal and landfills. Erosion, floods, suspended matter and its sedimentation. Marine pollution and eutrophication (Adriatic Sea). Geomaterials and protection of geological heritage. The role of geology in physical planning. Environmental protection strategies and sustainable development.

Learning outcomes:

Awareness of the applications and responsibilities of Geology and its role in society including its environmental aspects.
Knowledge and understanding of the complex nature of interactions within the geosphere .
Knowledge of the range of applications of Geology
Understanding the need of a rational use of earth resources.
Some understanding of the complexity of geological problems and the feasibility of their solution.
Basic ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal form with colleagues, other professionals, customers and the general public about substantive issues and problems related to their chosen specialisation
  1. Juračić, M.: Geologija zaštite okoliša (http://www.pmf.unizg.hr/geol/predmet/gzo_a)
  2. Bell (1998): Environmental geology, principles and practice, Blackwell Science, pp. 594.
  3. Chamley, H. (2003): Geosciences, environment and man. Developments in Earth & Environmental Sciences 1, Elsevier, pp. 527.
2. semester
Obvezni izborni kolegiji za Geologiju zaštite okoliša (ljetni semestar) - Regular study - Environmental Geology
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