Environmental Analytical Chemistry
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Keskkonnaanalüütiline keemia
Course title in English
Environmental Analytical Chemistry
ECTS credits
Assessment form
lecturer of 2023/2024 Spring semester
Kert Martma (language of instruction:Estonian)
lecturer of 2024/2025 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
To deal with the state and quality of the environment and the methods of chemical and instrumental analysis of the environmental objects. Practical applications and skills on that field are developed.
Brief description of the course
The subject belongs to the environmental as well as analytical chemistry and deal with the different methods of analysis of the environmental objects. Collection, conservation and analysis of natural, potable and waste waters; collection and analysis of air samples, dry and wet precipitates (rain, snow, dust). Soil sampling, conservation and analysis. Analysis of plant and animal objects. Analysis of toxic substances in human organism. Data-processing as a tool for generalization of the analytical results and presentation to specialists of environmental services. Training: practical skills of the analysis of environmental objects. Exercises concerning data-processing of analytical results.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- knows various environmental analytical problems;
-is able to collect samples of different types and in different physical states and prepare samples for chemical analysis;
- is able to choose the correct method of analysis for the sample to be analyzed;
- has improved the ability to use Excel and the ability to write raports.
lektor Kert Martma, MSc Iti-Kärt Kiivit
Prerequisite course 1