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UC-203 Bioremediation

Period P2a - Universidade de Coimbra, PortugalYear 1
UC-203Bioremediation – Field Studies6 ECTSPeriod P2aUC
Objectives:The course covers major concepts on bioremeditation techniques for contaminated sites. Focus is given on studying the processes involved in detoxification mechanisms and in understanding how these are linked to bioremediation tools (especially phytoremediation techniques). Students will acquire skills working on real case studies.

Outcomes:This course aims to equip students with essential theoretical and practical knowledge in the area of environmental remediation, seeking and using bioremediation as an indispensable tool in ecological restoration.
ElectiveTaught in ENMixed
EvaluationWorkload : 150 hours
Written ExamLecture40
Oral ExamSeminar
Report30%Practice20
Paper70%Total60h
DefenceFieldYes