Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. have a basic scientific knowledge on the sources, structure and toxicity of chemicals to ecosystems.
2. obtain the necessary knowledge on the restoration of a polluted environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction and principles of Ecotoxicology. Biosphere pollution.Polluters(chemical industry, petrol oil industry, radioindustry, agriculture etc.). Toxicity. Toxic inorganic and organic pollutants and their effects on organisms, populations and ecosystems.Toxicity testing and Biomarkers. Structure and toxicity of chemicals. Pollutants monitoring, sampling and analysis of toxic substances. Restoration and remediation of polluted environment. Relevant legislation.