KEB-24306 Remediation of Contaminated Environment, 3 cr


Students that have passed course KEB-24310, Pilaantuneen ympäristön kunnostus, cannot attend this course due to overlapping content.
Suitable for postgraduate studies.


Marja Palmroth


Toteutuskerta Periodi Vastuuhenkilö Suoritusvaatimukset
KEB-24306 2018-01 4 Marja Palmroth
Exam and exercises. Attendance at lectures related to exercises is mandatory.


After completing the course, student knows how to evaluate the fate of chemicals in nature based on their physical and chemical properties and biodegradability The student is also able to evaluate the level of contamination and to choose a proper remediation method according to risk assessment The student is able to design and develop remediation processes.


Sisältö Ydinsisältö Täydentävä tietämys Erityistietämys
1. The effect of the chemical properties to their fate in environment: physical and chemical properties, biodegradability. The migration of chemical spills in nature  The properties of environment that affect the fate of chemical    
2. The basics of risk assessment and conceptual model   Evaluation of the level of contamination    
3. Remediation of contaminated groundwater and soil   Selection of the proper remediation method according to risk assessment and site and contaminant properties    
4. Legislation and its impacts on decision making   Sustainability of remediation   

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The grade will be determined on the basis of an exam (50%) and group work (50%). To pass the course with a grade 1 the student will have to score at least 50 % of the maximum points. A good understanding the core content will suffice to a grade 3. In order to earn a grade 4 or 5 the student will have to have a good or excellent understanding of complementary knowledge.


Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)


Completion parts must belong to the same implementation


Tyyppi Nimi Tekijä ISBN URL Lisätiedot Tenttimateriaali
Lecture slides             Yes   


Opintojakso P/S Selite
KEB-22000 Ympäristöbiotekniikan operaatiot Mandatory   1
KEB-22006 Biological Processes in Environmental Engineering Mandatory   1
KEB-22100 Ympäristötekniikan fysikaaliset ja kemialliset operaatiot Mandatory   1

1 . Student must have passed either KEB-22000 or KEB 22006 or KEB 22100 or have equivalent knowledge.


Opintojakso ei vastaan mitään toista opintojaksoa

Päivittäjä: Palmroth Marja, 04.03.2019