|145-561-VA, Ecotoxicology |
The objectives are to learn the toxic substances in the four environmental compartments (air, soil, water and biotic components). Techniques of analysis, transformations, environmental cycles, and modes of action are also covered. The effects on plant and animal organisms, ecosystems, and human health are examined. The phases are: 1) the acquisition of knowledge in ecological toxicology and an initiation to the requirements of the workplace; 2) the application of different techniques and equipment for sampling in the field and laboratory, including safety norms and protocols, 3) data analysis and presentation in technical or laboratory reports; 4) professional responsibilities.