REMEDIATION OF CONTAMINATED SITES

Second cycle degree in ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: ROBERTO RAGA

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 9


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic concepts of environmental sanitary engineering (biodegradation processes) and organic chemistry
Examination methods: Written exam comprising exercises and open questions
Course unit contents: • Sources to soil and groundwater pollution
• Characteristics of the contaminants and their interactions with soil and groundwater
• Sampling and analysis for site characterization
• Attenuation and degradation of pollutants
• In situ and ex-situ techniques for remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater (Biological, Chemical-physical and Thermal treatment): Soil vapor extraction; Air sparging; Soil washing; Chemical oxidation; Thermal desorption; Bioremediation; Pump and treat; Reactive barriers.
• Landfill Remediation
• Case studies