Obligatory in the Environmental microbiology module
Basic knowledge about chemistry, biochemistry and microbial biodiversity and metabolism
The student is aware the necessity of microbes in the functions of all earth ecosystems. She understands the role of microbes in the most important cycles of elements. The student is able to assess the state of the environment from the microbiological point of view and has the tools to design microbiological monitoring of the environment. He is also able to evaluate what is going on in the microbial populations as a result of environmental changes and to plan measures to improve the state of the environment.
2nd-4th study year
Suomenkielinen opetus III periodi/ Book exam arranged with responsible teacher
Microbial ecology of soil and water, biogeochemical cycles of elements, microbial interactions, environmental monitoring, microbial bioremediation, wastewater management.
Kurssitöissä käytettävät vaihtuvat julkaisut ja artikkelit. Suositeltava tukikirjallisuus Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 14. painos
Book exam: Kirchman, 2012, Processes in microbial ecology and From: Pepper et al. 2015 Environmental Microbiology 3rd ed. Chapters 17. Microorganisms and Organic Pollutants, 18. Microorganisms and Metal Pollutants and 25. The Nature of Wastewater (Sewage)
Books mentioned above
Book exam: Written exam with notes. Contact the responsible teacher for details
Due to current COVID-19 situation general examinations in lecture halls are cancelled. You can contact the teacher to ask about alternative completion methods.
This course can be substituted by a book exam, Kirchman, 2012, Processes in microbial ecology and From: Pepper et al. 2015 Environmental Microbiology 3rd ed. Chapters 17. Microorganisms and Organic Pollutants, 18. Microorganisms and Metal Pollutants and 25. The Nature of Wastewater (Sewage). Contact the responsible teacher for more information about the exam.
Korvaa opintojakson 864068 (MIKRO241) Ympäristömikrobiologia 5 op.