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  • Aquatic Ecotoxicology

IEG502/3 Aquatic Ecotoxicology

  • Credit: 3
  • Semester: 2
  • Prerequisite: none

Synopsis

This course provides students with essential knowledge in the field of aquatic ecotoxicology that includes basic classification of chemical pollutions, sources, and issues related to aquatic ecosystems. Students will be exposed to the understanding of the fate and behaviour of chemical pollutants in the aquatic environment, emerging pollutants and the effects on organisms and populations. The standard methods of chemical toxicity assessment, monitoring, assessment of environmental risks and legislation will also be introduced to give added value to the students’ competency.

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School of Industrial Technology, Building G07, Persiaran Sains, Universiti Sains Malaysia 11800 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
Tel: +604 653 2219 | Fax: +604-653 6375 | Email: dean_ind@usm.my

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