2013-2015 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2021  
2013-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENVS 6651 - Bioremediation Science


Prerequisite: ENVS 6650  or permission of instructor. Study of the use of microorganisms to decontaminate/remediate soil, groundwater, and air emissions containing various organic compounds. Includes survey of applicable microbial activities and growth parameters, classes of organic compounds that can be degraded/modified, and application of latest bioremediation technologies for cleanup. Laboratory involves review of site/hydrogeological plans for efficiency of bioremediation, visitation of available bioremediation sites (biopiles, bioventing, biosparging, etc.), and group projects involving site(s) currently undergoing bioremediation.
4 credit hours.