The main learning objectives of this module are:

•to identify pops and their sources;
•to understand pops persistence in environment;
•to describe the impact of pops on the human health, as well as on the environment
•to analyse a case study.

After learning of this module, students will be able to:

•describe the main classes of chemicals included in pops;
•identify pops sources and their effect on environment;
•understand the environmental and human health concerns associated with the distribution of pops in environment, the human health effects associated with acute and chronic exposure to pops;
•explain pops bioaccumulation in water, soil and living organisms;
•select air pollutants in a case study and to analyze the main pollutant

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