[F&ES 706b/F&ES 307/EVST 307] / 2013-2014

Organic Pollutants in the Environment

Credits: 3

Spring 2014: Time and location TBA


An overview of the pollution problems posed by toxic organic chemicals, including petroleum, pesticides, PCBs, dioxins, chlorinated solvents, and emerging contaminants. Processes governing the environmental fate of organic pollutants, e.g., evaporation, bioconcentration, sorption, biodegradation. Technologies for prevention and remediation of organic pollution.