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Natural Attenuation of Groundwater Contaminants: New Paradigms, Technologies, and Applications, Université de Rice

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Cleaning up the large number of groundwater contamination sites is a significant and complex environmental challenge. The environmental industry is continuously looking for remediation methods that are both effective and cost-efficient. Over the past 10 years there have been amazing, important developments in our understanding of key attenuation processes and technologies for evaluating natural attenuation processes, and a changing institutional perspective on when and where Monitored Natural Attenuation (MNA) may be applied. Despite these advances, restoring groundwater contaminated by anthropogenic sources to allow for unrestricted use continues to be a challenge. Because of a complex mix of physical, chemical, and biological constraints associated with active in-situ cleanup technologies, there has been a long standing focus on understanding natural processes that attenuate groundwater contaminant plumes. We will build upon basic environmental science and environmental engineering principles to discover how to best implement MNA as a viable treatment for groundwater contamination plumes. Additionally we will delve into the history behind and make predictions about the new directions for this technology. Any professional working in the environmental remediation industry will benefit from this in-depth study of MNA. We will use lectures, readings, and computational exercises to enhance our understanding and implementation of MNA. At the completion of this course, students will have updated understanding and practical tools that can be applied to all possible MNA sites....

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par MH

Nov 06, 2016

Excellent course to provide a broad understanding of scientific concepts and current applications of degradation processes and programs critical to modern environmental remediation programs.

par JC

Jul 08, 2017

Professionally relevant. Lectures had enough bad jokes to be entertaining and keep it interesting. Seems very current with state of practice.

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par PRADHUMAN SINGH

Apr 10, 2019

Good effort for providing knowlege

par Archak Dey

Apr 07, 2019

VERY GOOD COURSE

par MANASVI TRIPATHI

Apr 05, 2019

amazing course, just hope some diy projects were added.

par Ross Clark

Apr 04, 2019

Very interesting and relevant material. Although the examples were primarily in the US technical and regulatory context, the course was nonetheless very informative. I'd thoroughly recommend it for hydrogeologists, geoenvironmental engineers and environmental consultants.

par UMAR JAVED

Feb 21, 2019

It was really a great experience to complete this course with good grade. I have ambition to complete more courses through Coursera.

par Muhammad Imran

Dec 08, 2018

It was great experience and learning opportunity .

par Farah Amin

Nov 29, 2018

Very helpful cousrse. It increased my learning skills too.

par Mara Sarahi Florencio Martinez

Sep 11, 2018

is very good !!!

par KARLA YANETH SEGURA GARZA

Aug 15, 2018

muy interesante el curso

par Umesh Chandra

Aug 15, 2018

This course is very informative and very good for environmental engineers . It gives the insight of the natural attenuation of groundwater.