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Groudwater Protection I - MG451P18E
Title: Groundwater Protection I
Czech title: Ochrana podzemních vod I
Guaranteed by: Institute of Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology and Applied Geophysics (31-450)
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Actual: from 2021
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 5
Examination process: summer s.:written
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/1, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: 3
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: not taught
Language: English
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: doc. RNDr. Jiří Bruthans, Ph.D.
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Annotation -
Last update: Mgr. Zdeňka Sedláčková (27.05.2014)
Importance of groundwater protection in hydrogeology and environmental protection, history of groundwater
protection and contaminant hydrogeology. Qualitative water standards, inorganic and organic compounds in
groundwater, their sources and properties, migration and behavior of contaminants in geological environment
(saturated and unsaturated zone). Mathematical and other models of groundwater flow and contaminant behavior
and transport. Main principles and methods of contaminant investigation, risk assessment
Literature - Czech
Last update: Mgr. Zdeňka Sedláčková (27.05.2014)

Šráček O., Datel J., Mls j. (2002): Kontaminační hydrogeologie. - Karolinum. Praha.

Fetter C.W (1999): Contaminant hydrogeology. - Waveland Press, Illinois, USA.

Requirements to the exam
Last update: Mgr. Zdeňka Sedláčková (27.05.2014)

The course Water protection for ERASMUS students is finished through a written exam.

Syllabus -
Last update: Mgr. Zdeňka Sedláčková (27.05.2014)

1.      Introduction

2.      Water quality, water law

3.      Pollutants, their properties and sources

4.      Contaminant sources and thein evaluation

5.      Fuel and chlorinated hydrocarbons as contaminants

6.      Transport processes in rock environment

7.      Natural attenuation of organic and inorganic pollutants

8.      Methods of contaminant sites investigation,

9.      Risk assessment

10.  Mathematical models of groundwater flow and mass transport

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