[F&ES 706b/F&ES 307/EVST 307]

Organic Pollutants in the Environment

2013-2014
Credits: 3
Spring 2014: Not Offered
 

 

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.