1 x 1-hour lecture per semester 1 x 2-hour tutorial weekly 2 x 3-hour laboratories per semester 4 x 2-hour computer labs per semester 1 x 1-hour on-line lecture weekly 1 x 1-hour on-line tutorial weekly
^ = may be enrolled concurrently
1 ^ 1 of EASC1101, EASC1201 2 1 of CHEM1101, CHEM1201, ENGR1722, CHEM1205, CHEM1204, ENGR1208 Must Satisfy: (1 and 2)
Enrolment not permitted
1 of EASC8751, WARM8751 has been successfully completed
This topic covers those aspects of water chemistry relevant for an understanding of pollution, water quality and hydrogeochemistry, and includes the physical and chemical properties of natural waters and their classification, expressing concentrations and activity of dissolved chemical species, speciation, dissolution and precipitation, chemical interactions between water, sediments and soils, environmental tracers, nutrient cycles, and solute transport processes.
This topic provides a basic understanding and appreciation of the nature and role of water chemistry in hydrological systems.
Expected learning outcomes
At the completion of the topic, students are expected to be able to:
Discuss weathering as a transfer of geochemical constituents between surface and groundwaters and the biosphere
Outline the principles of aqueous geochemistry
Outline the major types of water pollutants
Explain applications and techniques of geochemical tracers in surface and groundwaters
Discuss the transport and fate of aqueous solutes and contaminants
Explain the relationship between management practices and water quality
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
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