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280098 VU MA-ERD-17.15 Remediation of Contaminated Sites (PI) (2020S)

Continuous assessment of course work

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

Details

max. 16 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The Tuesday lecture is dealing with the remediation of organic pollutants while the Wednesday lecture is on the remediation of inorganic pollutants. The students will be informed about changes to this general rule.

Tuesday 03.03. 13:00 - 15:15 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 04.03. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Tuesday 10.03. 13:00 - 15:15 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 11.03. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Tuesday 17.03. 13:00 - 15:15 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 18.03. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Tuesday 24.03. 13:00 - 15:15 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 25.03. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Tuesday 31.03. 13:00 - 15:15 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 01.04. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Tuesday 21.04. 13:00 - 15:15 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 22.04. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Tuesday 28.04. 13:00 - 15:15 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 29.04. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Tuesday 05.05. 13:00 - 15:15 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 06.05. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Tuesday 12.05. 13:00 - 15:15 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 13.05. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Tuesday 19.05. 13:00 - 15:15 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 20.05. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Tuesday 26.05. 13:00 - 15:15 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 27.05. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 03.06. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Tuesday 09.06. 13:00 - 15:15 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 10.06. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Tuesday 16.06. 13:00 - 15:15 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 17.06. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Tuesday 23.06. 13:00 - 15:15 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Wednesday 24.06. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II
Tuesday 30.06. 13:00 - 15:15 Seminarraum Geochemie 2C193 1.OG UZA II

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The students describe the different state-of-the-art techniques for the remediation or safeguarding of sites contaminated with environmental pollutants and assess their geo- and hydrochemical processes in a site-specific and problem-oriented manner. They are able to develop a concept for the assessment of an area of suspected contamination and can recall the relevant sampling and analytical techniques. By comparison of measured values with current legislation and threshold values they are able to suggest the necessary measures for safeguarding or decontamination.

The course is split into lectures, exercises, problem-oriented presentation of site remediation issues by students and an excursion.

All materials will be provided online in moodle.

Assessment and permitted materials

NEW! 04-2020:
Remediation of inorganic contaminants (FvdK):
an oral presentation of problem-oriented research papers or reports in the last week of May/beginning of June. Two students share one paper/report. Presentations will be conducted either in class (Wed. 20.05., 27.05., 10.06. - 14:15 - 15:45) or as an on-line lecture via BBB or Zoom. Q & A part after the presentation will also reflect on course content. (50%)

Remediation of organic contaminants (TH & TR) , total 50%:
25% exercises assigned by Thorsten Hüffer (due per Mail on May 19th)
25% exercises assigned by Thomas Reichenauer (due on June 2nd).
50% Presentations on distinct remediation technologies in groups of 2 students (presentation online in moodle on May, 5th during the lecture hours).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Remediation of inorganic pollutants (FvdK):
The presentation evaluation is done according to
1) preparation of the topic
2) use of additional sources and information, also coupling to course content
3) quality of presentation
4) quality and level of the Q&A part of the presentation
5) quality of answers on course content (1 question per student)

Remediation of organic pollutants (TH & TR). The students will be assigned topics for group work, which aims at applying the concepts of selected remediation techniques.

Examination topics

Specific questions on the remediation of inorganic pollutants include the following topics:
concepts of site remediation
practice of site assessment
site characterization strategies
remediation techniques for inorganic contaminants

Remediation of organic pollutants: application of sorption and degradation concepts for remediation, analysis and sampling of soil and groundwater samples, risk assessment and decision making, principle mechanisms, advantages and disadvantages of different remediation techniques; suitable remediation technologies for defined contaminants, contaminated land Management, legal background(s) of remediation of contaminated sites

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