Arctic Marine Pollution

The course focuses upon principles of ecotoxicology (contaminant transport, uptake by organisms, effects).


Classes of pollutants of concern in arctic environments as well as other man made impacts (eutrophication, acidification etc). Pollutants are introduced along with their presence/effects in Arctic environments and in relation to climate change impacts and environmental management.

The objective of the course is to aquire a holistic undertsanding of ecotoxicology and specialized issues linked to Arctic ecosystems and environmental management.


Learn how to give a good oral presentation based on scientific literature, learn to search for relevant scientifc literature and read scientific publications critically.

Course details

Academic level(s)Master, Other
CountryNorway
Language of instructionEnglish
InstitutionUiT The Arctic University of Norway
Begin date-
End date-
Registration deadline-
ECTS credits10.0
Field schoolNo
Fields of studyEnvironmental scienceEnvironmental protection (broad programmes)
Teaching placeTromsø
Teaching termAutumn
Tagsarcticenvironmentclimate changeecotoxicologypollutantspollutionenvironmental management
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