1.725[J] Chemicals in the Environment: Fate and Transport


Class Info

For Institute students in all departments interested in the behavior of chemicals in the environment. Subject covers the movement of chemicals through water, air, and soil, and also addresses their eventual fate. Physical transport, as well as chemical and biological sources and sinks, are discussed. Emphasis on anthropogenic chemicals, though in the context of pre-existing natural chemical cycles. Linkages to health effects, sources and control, and policy aspects. Core requirement for Environmental MEng program.

This class has no prerequisites.

1.725[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by H. Hemond.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 1.725[J] was rated 6.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Chemicals in the Environment: Fate and Transport site or on the 1.725[J] Stellar site.

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