Taught in 3rd year Bachelor in chemistry - Main Subject: Environmental Protection
Theory [A] 24.0
Exercises [B] 0.0
Training and projects [C] 0.0
Studytime [D] 80.0
Studypoints [E] 3
Level specialized
Credit contract? Unrestricted access
Examination contract? Unrestricted access
Language of instruction Dutch
Lecturer Leo Nollet
Reference TCCHCM03A00006
Key words
ecotoxicology, standard, toxic substance, harmful substance

Gain an insight in
- the theoretical facets of environmental toxicology;
- how standards in environment toxicology become;
- the relation between 'environment' and 'toxicology';
- very many (possible) environment harm causing and/or toxic substances.

- theoretical facets: standards, toxicological research, problems of research, harmful substances, the ecosystem, toxicology;
- frontier exceeding pollution
- possibly harmful substances in daily practices: solvents, formaldehyde, ...
- harmful substances from industries: heavy metals, PAHs, PCBs, dioxins, ...
- harmful substances from agriculture: phosphates, nitrates, ammonia, pesticides, ...
- radioactive substances.

non specific required

Final Objectives
- being able to analyse information
- being able to critical comment information on ecotoxicology

Materials used
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- teacher's course
- scientific & technical literature

Study costs
+/- 5 euro

Study guidance
The student contacts the professor if necessary.

Teaching Methods
- lectures

- Scoring system :

oral examination

Leo Nollet