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Hydrobiology and Microbiology in Water Technology

Credits 4
Hours per week 2 / 1 / 0
Examination Ex
Study Language English
Level Bachelor subject
Guarantor doc. RNDr. Jana Říhová Ambrožová, Ph.D.



1. Characterization of Hydrobiology, the topic, taxonomy. Characterization of Microbiology, about history, specification of micro-organisms, cell strategy. Characterization of bacteria, Actinomycetes, micromycetes, viruses, samples and their importance in water.
2. Water types and sorts. Hydrobiology of standing water - aspects and abiotic factors, biocenosis, biological productivity.
3. Growth and reproduction of bacteria, cultivations. Metabolism - enzymes, energy, catabolic and anabolic processes, cell transport. Metabolism - element circulation, biogeochemical cycles, physiological groups of bacteria.
4. Genetics of micro-organisms. Coordination of metabolic functions in cell, adaptation and selection.
5. Extreme biotopes - acidification and eutrophication.
6. Hydrobiology of running water.
7. Water treatment biology - sources, pre-treatment, water treatment technology and management units.
8. Water treatment biology - evaluation of water, microscopic image, legislation.
9. Water treatment biology - hygienic assurance, legislation, diseases. Micro-organisms and organisms of importance in water quality, the fecal and no-fecal organisms.
10. Biology of water usage.
11. Biology of waste water, saprobity. Micro-organisms in waste water.
12. Waste water treatment biology - Stages of purification, waste water treatment plans - types. Pollution and its impact on micro-organisms. Micro-organisms in sewage sludge.
13. Waste water treatment biology - effluents, self-purification, recipients.
14. Toxicity assays. The methods and procedures for cultivations of micro-organisms. Quality assurance and quality control, ISO norms and United standards.


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