ENVS1124 Environmental technology (5 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of Biological and Environmental Science
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



Water supply and sanitation, energy production from renewable and non-renewable sources, air and noise pollution control and waste management (waste production, collection, recycle, reuse, and final disposal). The student is familiar with the best available techniques and pollution prevention and remediation of contaminated environment.

Completion methods

Lectures, reading material, seminar and exam.

Assessment details

Exam 70% seminar 30%

Learning outcomes

After the course, the student will know the basics of environmental technology and its role as a part of the infrastructure in our societies. The aim of environmental technology is to protect and remediate the physical, chemical and biological safety of human beings and to preserve the good status of natural surroundings, air, land and water.

Description of prerequisites

BIOP302/BENP1002 Water and water systems and BIOP305/BENP1005 Humans and the Environment. BENA4030 Flow of energy and matter in Environmental Systems and Societies

Study materials

NATHANSON, J A. Basic Environmental Technology
MANAHAN, S. Environmental Chemistry

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Teaching (5 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
English, Finnish