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University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

REN R 482 - Soil Remediation


★ 3 (fi 6) (first term, 3-3s-0) Principles and methods of biological, chemical, and physical remediation of soils contaminated by hazardous chemicals and other pollutants. Topics include soil-contaminant interactions, microbial processes used in remediation and process fundamentals of remediation technologies including bioremediation and phytoremediation. Other important environmental issues associated with growing industrial activities such as off-shore oil spills, and production of red mud sludge and oil sands tailings are included with potential remediation strategies to address those issues. This course describes approaches to managing contaminated sites incorporating Canadian guidelines and soil quality criteria for soil remediation. Prerequisites: At least *75 university credit with emphasis on biophysical courses, and (REN R 444 or SOILS 450 or REN R 442 or SOILS 430) recommended. Credit will only be given for one of REN R 482 or ENCS 455.