CHE460H1: Environmental Pathways and Impact Assessment

Fixed Credit Value: 
0.50
Hours: 
38.4L/25.6T

Review of the nature, properties and elementary toxicology of metallic and organic contaminants. Partitioning between environmental media (air, aerosols, water, particulate matter, soils, sediments and biota) including bioaccumulation. Degradation processes, multimedia transport and mass balance models. Regulatory approaches for assessing possible effects on human health and ecosystems.