Course detail

Advanced Environmental Analytical Chemistry

FCH-DC_ENAAcad. year: 2023/2024

Definitions and basic characteristics of the analytical process used in trace and ultratrace analysis; the specificity of non-analytical and analytical techniques used. Techniques for preparation of environmental and biotic samples for environmental analysis, issues of homogeneity of abiotic and biotic samples, combination of analyte / matrix, effect of matrix effects on generated results. Isotopic techniques used in ultratrace analysis of abiotic and biotic samples and their comparison with other methods. AOAC method; ISO methods suitable for trace analysis. Statistical methods used in the evaluation of trace and ultratrace analysis results. Evaluation of analytes effects and their interpretation in relation to the structure of analytes. Risk analysis.

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Mode of study

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Entry knowledge

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Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

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Study aids

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Prerequisites and corequisites

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Basic literature

KLEIBÖHMER, W.: Handbook of Analytical Separations. Volume 3: Environmental Analysis. Elsevier, 2001. ISBN 0-444-50021-9. (CS)
DOWN, R. D.; LEHR, J. L.: Environmental Instrumentation and Analysis Handbook. Wiley-Interscience, 2005. ISBN 0-471-46354-X. (CS)
RADOJEVIĆ M.; BASHKIN V. N.: Practical Environmental Analysis. 2nd Edition. RSC Publishing, 2006. ISBN 0-85404-679-8. (CS)
ERICSSON, M. D.: Analytical Chemistry of PCBs. New York: Lewis Publisher, 1997. ISBN 0-873-71923-9. (CS)
ŠEVČÍK, J. G. K.: Metodologie měření v analytické chemii. Praha: Karolinum, 1999. (CS)
DEAN, J. R. Extraction techniques in analytical sciences. 2nd ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2009,xxvi, 281 p. Analytical Techniques in the Sciences. ISBN 04-707-7284-0. (CS)
BARON, P. A, KULKARNI, P., WILLEKE, K. Aerosol measurement: principles, techniques, and applications. 3rd ed. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, c2011, xiv, 883 p. Analytical Techniques in the Sciences. ISBN 978-047-0387-412. (CS)

Recommended reading

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Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DKCP_CHTOZP_N Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DPCP_CHTOZP_N Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional