AE271V Environmental Monitoring of Groundwater 7.5 credits
Miljöövervakning av grundvatten
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Educational levelSecond cycle
Academic level (A-D)C
Subject areaBuilt Environment
Grade scaleP, F
PeriodsAutumn 13 P1 (3.5 credits), P2 (4.0 credits)
End date2013 week: 49
Language of instructionSwedish
Number of lectures
Number of exercises
Form of studyIT based distance
Number of places *15 - 25
*) The Course date may be cancelled if number of admitted are less than minimum of places. If there are more applicants than number of places selection will be made.
ScheduleSchedule (new window)
Course responsibleGöran Baurne
TeacherKTH- och externa föreläsare
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The aim of the course is to discuss the latest developments regarding theoretical and practical issues related to ground water monitoring, while referring to international and Swedish experiences in an European context. After completing the course the students will be equipped to:
- Describe on a general basis the content and objectives of the Water Framework Directive and more detail give an account of the "Ground Water Directive".
- Describe the Swedish Environmental Objectives related to the importance of ground water in society.
-Describe the Swedish priorities and work being done for the protection and sustainable use of the ground wster resources.
- Describe and design different systems and methods for ground water monitoring.
Course main content
The starting point for the course (part one) is the EU Water Framework Directive and Swedish environmental objectives and norms as well as methods for evaluation, strategic and policy issues and legislation. Part two focuses on characterisation of ground water, methodology issues, sampling technology, field and data analysis etc.
The course is an evening course and partly a distant course. In the course st both internal and external lecturers will participate. It ends with one day/evening of presentations.
120 credits in academic studies in Engineering, Urban/Regional Planning or Natural Science and documented proficiency in English A/English 5 and swedish B/Swedish 3 or equivalent.
Kurslitteraturen anslås på kursens hemsida innan kursstart.
Standard computor equipment and axcess to internet.
- ANN1 - Attendance, 1.5 credits, grade scale: P, F
- PRO1 - Project, 4.5 credits, grade scale: P, F
- SEM1 - Seminar, 1.5 credits, grade scale: P, F
Requirements for final grade
Project report and presentation of the report at a seminar and active participation in discussions and exercises/activities.
ABE/ Water Management
Göran Baurne, tel. 08-7908624, e-post firstname.lastname@example.org
Göran Baurne <email@example.com>
Course plan valid from:
Examination information valid from: Autumn 07.