Aquatic and Atmospheric Chemistry

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Aquatic and Atmospheric Chemistry

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Chemistry

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    The purpose of this module is: 1. to gain an appreciation of environmental sampling, analysis and monitoring. 2. To emphasise the importance of correct sampling approaches within environmental monitoring. 3. To describe analytical technologies and technical tools to identiy, quantify and assess anthropogenic affects upon the environment. 4. To describe the implementation of effective pollution control measures. 5. To teach an awareness of clean-up procedures for pollution incidents and the legal tools for the control of environmental damage.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. to communicate the importance and application of effective environmental monitoring
    2. to evaluate the impact of anthropogenic activity upon the environment.
    3. to assess measures of pollution control, both legal and technical.
    4. To be aware of clean-up procedures for environmental pollution incidents.
    5. To know how to approach effective sampling of the environment.