Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 9. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in English. KOO090 overlap following cours/es: KOOF01. Compulsory for: W2. Course coordinator: Lecturer Lars Stenberg, och Professor Bengt Martinsson,, Materialkemi. Recommended prerequisits: KOO080 or KOO081 Introductory Chemistry, FAF107 Energy and Enviromental Physics. Assessment: Continuous examination in Water Chemistry part. Written examination in Atmospheric Chemistry part. Parts: 3. Further information: The course is given by several departments in collaboration. Attendance mandatory on first lecture. Home page:

The course shall give relevant knowledge about chemical processes in fresh water and models for understanding for the interplay between humans and environment. This aim also applies to the atmospheric part of the course. The course shall also give ability to evaluate environmental problems in accordance with a scientific view in all social aspects of life.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Chang, R: General Chemistry – The essential concepts, 4th edition. McGraw Hill 2006. ISBN: 007 2828382 (ISBN: 0-07-111568-4, with Online Learning Center Password Card).
Warfvinge, P: Course book in aquatic chemistry. (The course book is updated each year.)
Jacob, D. J: Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry. Princeton University Press 1999 (or later edition). ISBN: 0-691-00185-5.


Code: 0108. Name: Aquatic Chemistry.
Higher education credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Continous examination in Aquatic Chemistry part. Contents: Laboratory work in aquatic chemistry. Projects for deeper insight in atmospheric chemistry.

Code: 0208. Name: Atmospheric Chemistry.
Higher education credits: 3. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination. Contents: As above.

Code: 0308. Name: Laboratory Work.
Higher education credits: 1,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Passed laboratory assignments. Contents: Laboratory work in aquatic chemistry. Projects for deeper insight in atmospheric chemistry.