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ENVE301 ENVIROMENTAL POLLUTION AND ECOLOGY

Course Code: 5600301
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Environmental Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. FLZ BENG DLEK
Offered Semester: Once in several years.

Course Content

Freshwater ecology, marine ecology, estuarine ecology, terrestrial ecology, eutrophication, natural resources and their management. Functional parts of ecosystem, energy flows, nutrient cycles. Significance of pollution in the ecosystem. Radiation ecology. Air pollution ecology. Toxicology and water quality criteria. Microbial ecology.