BIOL 409 Bioremediation
The use of living organisms to address environmental problems. Topics include mechanisms of contaminant extraction, absorption, concentration, and degradation using bacteria and plants to detoxify organic compounds, sequester heavy metals or clean up excess nutrients.
NOTE Field trip: estimated cost $40.
RECOMMENDATION BIOL 301/3.0 or BIOL 322/3.0 or BIOL 339/3.0 or BIOL 341/3.0 is recommended.