Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague

Faculty of Environmental Technology

Technická 5, CZ-166 28, Prague 6

Environmental Biotechnology

ATHENS 2014

17. - 21. 11. 2014

Pavla Šmejkalová PhD.

+420 220 443 157

Pavla.Smejkalova@vscht.cz

Objectives:

The main goal of the course is to:

 

Study of fundamentals of biochemical transformations of pollutants

 

Present selected biotechnological methods used in environmental protection

 

Analyse the main problems of environmental protection in Czech Republic and EU

 

Discuss economical, energetical and social aspects of environmental protection

 

Summarize basic principles of environmental biotechnology in water and wastewater treatment, water and soil contamination removal and solid waste treatment

Programme to be followed:

Five 3-hour lectures

 

A - Life Cycle Assessment - Environmental Assessment of Products

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B - Drinking Water Quality in Europe and Czech Republic

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C - Biological Wastewater Treatment as a Part of Environmental Protection in the Czech Republic

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D - Energy Production from Wastewaters and Biowastes by Anaerobic Digestion

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E - Soil and Groundwater Contamination in the Czech Republic (history, most polluted sites, development of technological tools)

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Three 3-hour case studies

 

Case Study I – Biological Wastewater Treatment under Aerobic Conditions, Biodegradability

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Case Study II – Biological Wastewater Treatment under Anaerobic Conditions and Microbial Analysis

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Case Study III - Solid Waste Treatment

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One 3-hour excursion

Excursion to Prague Wastewater Treatment Plant.

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9-10

10-11

11-12

12-13

13-14

14-15

15-16

Mon

17.11.

Lecture A

 

Lecture B

Tue

18.11.

Lecture C

 

CS I

Wed

19.11.

Lecture D

 

CS II

 

Thu

20.11.

Lecture E

 

CS III

Fri

27.11.

Excursion

 

Exam

Evaluation and Closing