ENVIRONMENT

Reference number
CO/3169
Type of partner
UNIVERSITY
Keywords
membrane processes
antimicrobial properties determination
bioprocesses
photocatalytic processes
Industry
ENVIRONMENT

Department of Biotechnology (DB) groups specialists whose research is primarily focused on:

  • water and wastewater purification using membrane techniques (ultrafiltration, microfiltration, reverse osmosis and membrane distillation);

  • investigation of antifungal and antibacterial properties of nanomaterials (mainly nanomaterials used in building industry);

Reference number
CO/9160
Type of partner
UNIVERSITY
Keywords
Fish monitoring
ichthyofauna
fishing gear
southern Baltic
marine fish
brackish fish
freshwater fish
Industry
ENVIRONMENT

The research team studying the ichthyofauna is a group of specialists working within the Faculty of Food Sciences and Fisheries. The research activities are focused mainly on:

  • Biology and population dynamics of southern Baltic fish;

  • Biology and population dynamics of Antarctic fish.

 

The research team studying the ichthyofauna has expertise in:

  • Fish monitoring;

Reference number
CO/8235
Type of partner
UNIVERSITY
Keywords
eutrophication
phosphorus
lake restoration
pesticides
nutrient limitation
metals
mobility
biomaterials-based adsorbents
constructed wetlands
River Habitat Survey - RHS
ecological status of rivers
Macrophyte Index for Rivers - MIR
Industry
ENVIRONMENT

The Department of Chemistry, Microbiology and Environmental Biotechnology (DCMEB) carries research focusing primarily on:

  • eutrophication in shallow water reservoirs (nutrient limitation of primary production, nutrient sources);

  • internal eutrophication (nutrient release from bottom sediments, fractionation of sediment-bound phosphate, sorption);

Reference number
CO/5414
Type of partner
UNIVERSITY
Keywords
chemical engineering and processing
patent
biochemical engineering
analysis
mathematical modelling
mixing
chemical engineering apparatus
Industry
ENVIRONMENT

The Department of Heat Engineering and Waste Management (DHEWM) groups specialists working on applications of magnetic fields in various areas of chemical engineering and biomedicine. The DHEWM research is primarily focused on:

  • analysis of transport processes in chemical engineering apparatus;

  • mathematical modelling of transport processes in classical and non-classical mixers;

Reference number
CO/2574
Type of partner
UNIVERSITY
Keywords
terrestrial and aquatic environment
natural organic matter
humic substance fractions
UV-VIS and IR spectroscopy
fluorescence spectroscopy
absorption and fluorescence coefficients of organic matter
Industry
ENVIRONMENT

The research conducted in the Department of Physics and Agrophysics of the West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin concerns terrestrial and aquatic environmental monitoring, with a particular focus on physical and chemical properties of natural organic matter (NOM) compounds, especially humic substances (HS). A particular attention is paid to spectral analytical methods:

  • UV-VIS and IR spectroscopy

Reference number
CO/8590
Type of partner
UNIVERSITY
Keywords
advanced biofuels
renewable energy
biomass conversion
microorganisms
algae
Industry
ENVIRONMENT

Department of Agricultural Systems Engineering is a part of the Faculty of Environmental Engineering and Agriculture. Our main research activity addresses production of advanced biofuels from biomass, including waste biomass from all branches of industry. The topics of research are:

  • gassing process: production of a gaseous energy carrier from fractions of municipal and forestry residues

Reference number
CO/8463
Type of partner
UNIVERSITY
Keywords
nanomaterials
TiO2 based photocatalysts
carbon sorbents
nontoxic phosphate pigments
self-cleaning and antibacterial building materials
biotechnological conversion of glycerol
membrane bioreactor
hydrogen storage
controlled-release fertilizers
Industry
ENVIRONMENT

Institute of Inorganic Chemical Technology and Environmental Engineering (IIChTEE) is an interdisciplinary group of specialists working within the Faculty of Chemical Technology and Engineering. IIChTEE’s research activities are mainly focused on the following topics:

Reference number
CO/5255
Type of partner
UNIVERSITY
Keywords
soils
geo-botanical research
wetlands
urban and industrial waste
re-cultivation
pollution
production of fertilisers
energy plants
water quality
land melioration
Industry
ENVIRONMENT

Department of Soil Science, Grassland and Environmental Chemistry is a unit combining a group of specialists in environment research and effects of agriculture on the environment. The leading research subjects concern:

  • soil genesis and assessment of its properties (morphological, physical and chemical) formed as a result of different ways of use

  • soil variability, assessed from the standpoint of appropriate agricultural practices, with the use of GIS tools and electromagnetic conductivity

Reference number
CO/3212
Type of partner
UNIVERSITY
Keywords
vegetables
herbs
biological value
traditional
integrated
organic cultivation methods
Industry
ENVIRONMENT

The research conducted in the Department of Horticulture includes assessing effects of different cultivation methods on the yield and biological value of vegetables and medicinal plants grown under climatic conditions of West Pomerania, analyses of the essential oil profiles in common herbs, and development of cultivation methods for new vegetables and herbs.

Reference number
CO/9322
Type of partner
UNIVERSITY
Keywords
crops cultivation
agricultural and energy plants
plant cultivar testing
fertilizers
herbicides
plant morphology
plant biology
Industry
ENVIRONMENT

The scientific mission of the Department of Agronomy is to carry out activities in basic and applied research on agriculture and the environment. Research of the Department is aligned with conditions of the north-western part of Poland (Szczecin Lowland) with its predominantly light (sandy) soils and addresses the following priorities: