Major aims of the course:

·        Qualitative and quantitative understanding of processes dominating natural aquatic systems

·        Fundamentals for evaluation of the fate of pollutants in natural and technical systems

·        Realization of (necessary) simplifications and plausibility control of assumptions and results

·        Realizing a small-scale project in a very limited timeframe: learning how to organize project tasks in a group, how to present and discuss results