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assignment Level : Introductive
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Learn about the best environmental technologies for a sustainable development and how they are managed in various settings around the world. This course gives you an opportunity to learn about global trends that influence our environment and the living conditions and how different management systems and approaches that are used around the world to manage the environment. This includes current environmental technologies built for the environment and technologies for sustainable soil management, groundwater protection methods and integrated Water resources management.

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  • Week 1 - WEEK/MODULE 1: Global Trends
    In the first week we will set the stage for the next weeks. This week presents some of the global trends that influence our environment and the living conditions. We will in particular look at Sustainable development, demography, various aspects of urbanizatio...
  • Week 2 - WEEK/MODULE 2: Environmental Management
    This week we look into different management systems and approaches that are used around the world. Management styles and systems are implemented depending on various factors like culture, history and physical layout of the country. We will see it from general ...
  • Week 3 - WEEK/MODULE 3: Utility Management
    This week we look in how the various utilities manage the environment. We will e.g. look at how the general water supply, waste water systems and solid waste are managed and how other pollution sources are regulated.
  • Week 4 - WEEK/MODULE 4: Technologies for the Built Environment
    In week 4 we look at some of the current environmental technologies that are particularly effective in carrying out their purpose and in an environmental friendly way. We look at how we choose among different technologies and study storm water technologies, ur...
  • Week 5 - WEEK/MODULE 5: Other Technologies
    In the last week we look at the environmental technologies that are not part of the regular urban water systems. We will in particular focus on technologies for sustainable soil management, groundwater protection methods and integrated Water resources manageme...
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Intructors

  • Henrik Bregnhøj, Ext. Assoc. Prof.
    Dept. Environmental Engineering
  • Steffen Foss Hansen, Associate Professor
    Department of Environmental Engineering
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