Linking scientific basics of different disciplines with practical question in the context of real-world problems of diffuse pollution due to agriculture.
This course discusses the application of scientific understanding in the context of real-world situations of diffuse pollution caused by agriculture. It aims at understanding the relevant processes, analysing diffuse pollution and developing mitigation strategies starting from legal requirements regarding water quality.
- Diversity of diffuse agrochemical pollution - Transport of agrochemicals from soils to water bodies - Development of legal requirements for water quality - Monitoring strategies - Mitigation strategies
- Exercises including all major topics - 1 field excursion
Handouts will be provided including reference list for each topic.