CHEMISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

CHEMISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

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Code
95072
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 10589 CONSERVAZIONE E GESTIONE DELLA NATURA (LM-60) GENOVA

4 credits during the 2nd year of 9298 PREVENTION TECHNIQUES IN THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE WORKPLACE (L/SNT4) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
CHIM/12
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (CONSERVAZIONE E GESTIONE DELLA NATURA)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

This course  is held in the second semester

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Basic and advanced concepts regarding the environmental chemistry, the impact, the pathways and the fate of several classes of natural or anthropogenic pollutants will be described. Some aspects of existing legislation and monitoring techniques will be also treated.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Understand the basic concepts of the biogeochemical cycles of different classes of natural compounds and pollutants and of the problems related to their control in the environment. 

PREREQUISITES

Knoledge  of  both  inorganic and organic chemistry main topics.

Teaching methods

Formal Lectures: Each lecture covers the main concepts and topics of the course content  by the use of PowerPoint presentations. Appropriate references to parts of course textbooks and suggested references are provided at each lecture.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Atmosphere and atmospheric chemistry: chemical reactions in the troposphere and in the stratosphere. Role of ozone in the stratosphere. The Chapman's cycle. Atmospheric  pollutants and  atmospheric monitoring.  Hydrosphere and water chemistry. Natural water properties. Monitoring and assessment of water quality. Waste water treatment. Lithosphere and characteristics of soils and sediments. Monitoring and evaluation of the properties of soils; Notes on the remediation of soils.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

C. Baird, M.Cann “Chimica Ambientale”, Zanichelli Editore. PowerPoint presentations  and bibliographic references available at course aulaweb page.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Every day by appointment.

Exam Board

PAOLA FRANCESCA RIVARO (President)

MARIA CARMELA IANNI

MARINA DI CARRO

FRANCISCO ARDINI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Formal Lectures: Each lecture covers the main concepts and topics of the course content  by the use of PowerPoint presentations. Appropriate references to parts of course textbooks and suggested references are provided at each lecture.

LESSONS START

From 25th February 2019