Environmental Chemistry

Course Information
TitleΧΗΜΕΙΑ ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΟΣ / Environmental Chemistry
CodeΗ07
FacultySciences
SchoolChemistry
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40002661

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma CΗīmeías (2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 137
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
VASIKOS KYKLOSElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization535
THEŌRĪTIKĪ CΗĪMEIA KAI CΗĪMIKĪ EKPAIDEUSĪElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)745
CΗĪMIKĪ ANALYSĪ-PERIVALLON-ĪLEKTROCΗĪMEIAOptional Courses745
CΗĪMIKĪ SYNTHESĪ-VIOCΗĪMEIA KAI VIOEFARMOGESOptional Courses745
CΗĪMIKĪ TECΗNOLOGIA KAI VIOMĪCΗANIKĪ CΗĪMEIAOptional Courses745

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600188303
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course the students a) know the physicochemical processes occurred in the environment (atmosphere, aquatic and terrestrial) b) are familiar with the properties, toxicity, sources and environmental fate of inorganic and organic pollutants c) be awared of the main environmental problems worldwide
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY Structure and chemical composition of the atmosphere. Greenhouse effect. Depletion of stratospheric ozon. Pollution sources of the atmosphere. Ambient air quality standards. Atmospheric pollutants (emission sources, removal mechanisms, toxicity, elimination of emissions). Pollution of the atmosphere caused by trafic. Diffusion and dispersion of atmospheric pollutants. Smoke episodes - photochemical smog. Acid rain. Chemistry of natural waters. Pollution of surface and ground waters. Heavy metals. Toxic organic compounds. Fate of pollutants in waters (distribution-dispersion-chemical reactions). Limits of the quality of the water-legislation. Hygiene of drinking water. Soil pollution. Sewage-municipal and industrial waste waters. Urban solid wastes, industrial solid wastes. Principles of hazardous waste management.
Keywords
chemistry of atmosphere, chemistry of water, fate of pollutants, hazardous wastes
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.6
Reading Assigment702.8
Tutorial130.5
Exams30.1
Total1255
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
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Last Update
17-03-2021