Fiches de cours 2017-2018

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Groundwater and soil remediation

ENV-504

Enseignant(s) :

Bernier-Latmani Rizlan

Langue:

English

Summary

This course covers the essential knowledge of contaminant partitioning and techniques to monitor chemical species, physical extent of contamination and biological processes. In the second part, remediation approaches are tackled. This course represents the fundamentals of remediation.

Content

Fundamental contaminant partitioning principles
Microbial processes and their quantification
Advanced monitoring techniques for contaminated sites
Physical, chemical and biological approaches to remediation

Keywords

partitioning

microbial processes

bioremediation

physico-chemical processes

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

General Chemistry

General Biology

Microbiology for engineers

Soil science

Important concepts to start the course

Fundamentals of soil science, porosity, bulk density

Major biological processes, sulfate reduction, denitrification

Partitioning of contaminants between phases

Groundwater flow

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lectures, homework and a project (written report and oral presentation)

 

Expected student activities

The students are expected to attend the lecture, to work on the homeworks and be ready to ask questions during the homework session.

The project entails proposing an appropriate remediation approach for a given site, writing a report and presenting the project in an oral presentation.

Assessment methods

70% written test (120 min) during the semester; 30% oral exam during the exam session and written report (project) 

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants No
Forum No

Resources

Bibliography

Reading assignments available on Moodle

Notes/Handbook

Course notes available at the bookstore.

Moodle Link

Prerequisite for

Specialization in Environmental chemistry and processes

Dans les plans d'études

  • Gestion de l'énergie et durabilité, 2017-2018, Master semestre 2
    • Semestre
       Printemps
    • Forme de l'examen
       Oral
    • Crédits
      4
    • Matière examinée
      Groundwater and soil remediation
    • Cours
      2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Projet
      1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Gestion de l'énergie et durabilité, 2017-2018, Master semestre 4
    • Semestre
       Printemps
    • Forme de l'examen
       Oral
    • Crédits
      4
    • Matière examinée
      Groundwater and soil remediation
    • Cours
      2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Projet
      1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Semestre
       Printemps
    • Forme de l'examen
       Oral
    • Crédits
      4
    • Matière examinée
      Groundwater and soil remediation
    • Cours
      2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Projet
      1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Semestre
       Printemps
    • Forme de l'examen
       Oral
    • Crédits
      4
    • Matière examinée
      Groundwater and soil remediation
    • Cours
      2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
    • Projet
      1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
En construction
 
      Cours
      Exercice, TP
      Projet, autre

légende

  • Semestre d'automne
  • Session d'hiver
  • Semestre de printemps
  • Session d'été
  • Cours en français
  • Cours en anglais
  • Cours en allemand