911339 Contaminated sites and soil protection

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Gerzabek, Martin
Institute of Soil Research (IBF)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2017/18
Languages of instruction


soil functions - contaminated sites and their causes - behaviour of pollutants in soil - transfer of pollutants in the ecosystem - assessment of contaminated sites - remediation technologies including on-site and in-situ measures - management of contaminated sites

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

It is the main aim to discuss the problems of contaminated land from the perspective of soil conservation and the different soil function and to show interdisziplinary ways of assessment and remediation strategies.
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