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Risk Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Land

7.5 Credits, Course, master's level, A7006B
Learn how to evaluate environmental risks related to contaminated sites. The student will be able to select methods for risk assessment and plan and carry out practical tasks that, e g, are used in environmental consultants’ work.

As a result of the course, students should be able to plan the sampling of soil, calculate the spread of pollutants in soil and explain the importance of soil properties for pollution impact on the environment and human health. Furthermore, the student will acquire a basic understanding of how to evaluate environmental risks associated with contaminated sites and familiarize themselves with the characterization methods and remediation techniques of contaminated soil.


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Jurate Kumpiene

Jurate Kumpiene, Professor and Head of Subject

Organisation: Waste Science and Technology, Geosciences and Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 493020