Environmental Radioactivity

Course Information
TitleΡΑΔΙΕΝΕΡΓΕΙΑ ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΟΣ / Environmental Radioactivity
CodeΠΣΕ202
FacultySciences
SchoolPhysics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorStylianos Stoulos
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40003088

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physics (2012-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreGeneral Electives844

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600100264
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
First approach to environmental radioactivity issues. Description phenomena radioisotope dispersion in the environment. Transport mechanisms of radioactive and human effects.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Radioactive nuclides of cosmogenic and terrestrial origin. Radioactivity of the atmosphere. Atmospheric dispersion of radioactive nuclides. Radioactivity in marine environment, rivers and lakes, tap water and thermal springs. Radioactivity in soil and plants. Radioactive nuclides of man-made origin. Uranium mines, enrichment and depleted uranium, radioactive wastes. Nuclear accidents and radioactive fallout. Radiation dosimetry
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1173.9
Exams30.1
Total1204
Student Assessment
Description
Final written exam: students are invited to reply in writing to a number of issues on the matter of the course. Develop and presentations using Power Point. The tasks are optional and improve the student's score on the written exam
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΡΑΔΙΕΝΕΡΓΕΙΑ ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΟΣ, Κ. ΠΑΠΑΣΤΕΦΑΝΟΥ, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΖΗΤΗ
Last Update
10-06-2016