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Contaminated Sites and Landfilling

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Instructor:

Joachim Gerth, Marco Ritzkowski

Course Format:

2 Hours Lecture, 1 Hour Exercise

Period:

Winter Semester

Language:

English

Recommended Previous Knowledge:

none

Contents:

Legal aspects of treatment of contaminated sites, risk assessment
Natural attenuation
Securing of abandoned landfills
Stabilisation/Solidification
Soil vapour extraction
Soil Washing
Thermal treatment
Bioremediation
Groundwater Remediation

Learning Outcomes:

To obtain the appropriate knowledge for solving problems related to contaminated sites, get an overview over treatment procedures and techniques for the different contamination types, chemical and biological basics concerned.

Reading Resources:

Reading Resources:
Handout with copies of the overheads of the lessons of Stegmann; on-line available via intranet;
TeachingTextbook: Solid Waste Management. In preparation Stegmann, Brunner, Calmano, Matz (2001): Treatment of contaminated soil.Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, ISBN 3-540-41736-2
Script, Förstner, U.: Integrated Pollution Control. 505 p. Springer Berlin 1998

Performance Record:

written exam

Workload:

120 hours total

Contact:

wichmann@tuhh.de

Credit points of this module can be found in the course plan for the corresponding course of study.

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