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ES 508 PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS                                                             (2L+0P) III

Objective
To understand the nature, properties and environmental implications of persistent organic pollutants

Theory

UNIT I
Definitons, origin, properties and classification of persistent organic pollutants

UNIT II
Dynamics and interaction of poly nuclear aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in the environment

UNIT III
Dynamics and interaction of poly chlorobiphenyls, furans and dioxins in the environment; dynamics and interaction of persistent pesticides in the environment

UNIT V
Bioremediation of persistent organic pollutants; disposal and decontamination of persistent organic pollutants

UNIT VI
Monitoring of persistent organic pollutants; legislation and treaties to control persistent organic pollutants in the environment

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