8th Summer School of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology 2012


Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX), Masaryk University
together with
Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention
and
The Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic

organize

8th Summer School of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology 2012.

8th Summer School of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology 2012 8th Summer School of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology 2012 8th Summer School of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology 2012

Date:

25/6-30/06/2012

Venue:

RECETOX, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

Accommodation:

Accommodation for students

For registraion and payment:

Registration web page

General topic: Contaminants in the environment

  • sources, levels, transformations and long-range transport;
  • sampling and analytical techniques;
  • toxic and ecotoxic effects on biota, biotests and biomonitoring;
  • risk assessment, data analysis and modelling including GIS;

Special attention of the 8th Summer School 2012 will be focused on passive sampling of pollutants in the aquatic environment.

Programme structure:

  • lectures, workshops, laboratory exercises, computer aided seminars
  • field trip to Košetice observatory of the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute (participating in the European Monitoring and Evaluation Programme, EMEP)
  • social event

Invited speakers:

Ian Allan – Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA), Norway
Nicolas Mazzella - National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (IRSTEA), France

RECETOX lectures:

Ivan Holoubek, Luděk Bláha, Jana Klánová, Branislav Vrana, Foppe Smedes, Tanya Rusina, Jakub Hofman, Zdeněk Šimek, Klára Hilscherová, Petr Klán, Pavel Čupr, Klára Kubošová

For students:

Summer School will be credited

  • 4 ECTS credits for theoretical part,
  • 4 ECTS credits for practical exercises.

More information:

Full registration fee 10 750,- CZK (i.e. 430,- €) (covering lectures and practical exercises, background materials, field trip, accommodation, lunches)

Early bird registration fee is 9 500,- CZK (i.e. 380,- €)

Important dates:

Registration will be open on the 15th February 2012

Early bird registration before 1. 5. 2012

Deadline 1. 6. 2012

For details contact Dr. Petra Ruzickova (ruzickova@recetox.muni.cz)

Sponsors of the 8th RECETOX Summer School:

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