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270007 SE Current Aspects of Environmental and Radio Chemistry (2019W)

3.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 27 - Chemie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).


max. 15 participants
Language: German



Kick-off meeting and distribution of topics 3.10.2019 14hrs, UZA II, seminar-room 2C505


Aims, contents and method of the course

Development of new methods for the measurement of natural and anthropogenic radionuclides in environmental samples. Natural radionuclides like Rn-222, Ra-226, Ra-228, Pb-210, Po-210 and the uranium isotopes are measured in Austrian tap-waters as well as in mineral waters to get an overview about the doses to the public due to drinking water take-up. On aerosols, the long-lived radon progeny Pb-210 and its daughter products are measured in order to calculate aerosol residence times.
Heavy metals in the aquatic environment.
Discussion of currently treated topics in the environmental chemistry and radio chemistry group
especially for diploma/master students and PhD students.

Extraction of heavy metals from waste water using a new class of extracting agents based on the concept of functionalized hydrophobic ionic liquids.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral presentation during the seminar

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Beteiligung an der Diskussion und Qualität der eigenen Präsentation.

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory

AC-4, AC-3

Last modified: Th 03.10.2019 18:48