Environmental biotechnology and society; environmental assessment of biotechnological processes; marine, agricultural and extreme environments; the activated sludge process; lagoons; aerobic biofilm processes; nitrification; denitrification; phosphorous removal; drinking water treatment; anaerobic treatment by methanogenesis; detoxification of hazardous chemicals; bioremediation; microbial deodorization, coal and oil desulphurization; microbial corrosion.
Genetic manipulation strategies in environmental biotechnology; pollution indicators and pollution control strategies; bioreactors; domestic waste water treatment; industrial effluent treatment; sludge treatment; contaminated land and bioremediation; phytoremediation; landfills and composts; concept of integrated environmental biotechnology; biodegradation and biotransformation of hazardous chemicals; products of environmental biotechnology.
This course provides the student with an appreciation and understanding of the fundamental concepts and theoretical background of environmental science. It involves the study of environmental problems and the application of biotechnology to address current, local and global environmental issues.
Course Learning Outcomes
Students will be understanding the fundamental concepts and theoretical background of environmental science as it involves the study of environmental problems and the application of biotechnology to address current, local and global environmental issues.
Environmental biotechnology and society
environmental assessment of biotechnological processes
the activated sludge process
aerobic biofilm processes
drinking water treatment
Book Title : Environmental Biotechnology: Concepts and Applications
Author : Priv.‐Doz. Dr. Hans‐Joachim Jördening Prof. Dr. Josef Winter
Edition : 1
Publisher : Wiley