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Course Description

Seminar I

Program

Ecotechnologies, third-level study programme

Lecturers:

prof. dr. Milena Horvat

Goals:

The goal of this reading seminar course is to give an overview of the major directions of research in the field eco-technologies using both academic texts and current research scientific literature, with a strong preference for the latter.

Content:

Students are expected to gain a general understanding of the research activities in eco-technologies research area. They will get skills to evaluative published works in scientific literature, to write professional and scientific papers and to make a public presentation of their review seminar work.

Course literature:

Professional and scientific literature.

Significant publications and references:

HORVAT, Milena, COVELLI, Stefano, FAGANELI, Jadran, LOGAR, Martina, FAJON, Vesna, RAJAR, Rudolf, ŠIRCA, Andrej, ŽAGAR, Dušan. Mercury in contaminated coastal environments; a case study : the Gulf of Trieste. Sci. total environ.. [Print ed.], 1999, vol. 237/238, str.43-56.

HINES, M. E., HORVAT, Milena, FAGANELI, Jadran. Mercury biogeochemistry in the Idrija river, Slovenia from above the mine into the Gulf Trieste. Environ. res. (N.Y. N.Y.), 2000, vol. 83, sec. A, str. 129-139.

HORVAT, Milena, JERAN, Zvonka, ŠPIRIĆ, Zdravko, JAĆIMOVIĆ, Radojko, MIKLAVČIČ, Vesna. Mercury and other elements in lichens near the INA Naftaplin gas treatment plant, Molve, Croatia. J. environ. monit. (Print), 2000, vol. 2, str. 139-144.

HORVAT, Milena, JEREB, Vesna, FAJON, Vesna, LOGAR, Martina, KOTNIK, Jože, FAGANELI, Jadran, HINES, M. E., BONZONGO, J.-C. Mercury distribution in water, sediment and soil in the Idrijca and Soča river systems. Geochem., explor. environ. anal., 2002, vol. 2, str. 287-296.

HORVAT, Milena, KOTNIK, Jože, LOGAR, Martina, FAJON, Vesna, ZVONARIĆ, Tomislav, PIRRONE, Nicola. Speciation of mercury in surface and deep-sea waters in the Mediterranean sea. Atmos. environ. (1994). [Print ed.], 2003, vol. 37, suppl. 1, str. S93-S108.

HORVAT, Milena, KONTIĆ, Branko, KOTNIK, Jože, OGRINC, Nives, JEREB, Vesna, LOGAR, Martina,
FAGANELI, Jadran, RAJAR, Rudolf, ŠIRCA, Andrej, PETKOVŠEK, Gregor, ŽAGAR, Dušan, DIZDAREVIČ,
Tatjana. Remediation of mercury polluted sites due to mining activities. Crit. rev. anal. chem., 2003, vol. 33, str. 291-296.

HORVAT, Milena, GIBIČAR, Darija. Speciation of mercury : Environment, food, clinical, and occupational health. V: CORNELIS, Rita (ur.). Handbook of elemental speciation II : species in the environment, food, medicine & occupational health. New York; Chichester: Wiley, 2005, 2005, str. 281-304.

Examination:

Seminar work (100%)

Students obligations:

Seminar and oral presentation of seminar work.

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