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Introduction to Environmental Chemistry

Introduction to Environmental Chemistry - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0632059058

Cover of Introduction to Environmental Chemistry 2ND 04 (ISBN 978-0632059058)
ISBN13: 978-0632059058
ISBN10: 0632059052
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 04
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers
Published: 2004
International: No
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Introduction to Environmental Chemistry - 2ND 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0632059058

Julian Andrews

ISBN13: 978-0632059058
ISBN10: 0632059052
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 04
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers

Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

This introductory text explains the fundamentals of the chemistry of the natural environment and the effects of mankind's activities on the earth's chemical systems.

  • Retains an emphasis on describing how natural geochemical processes operate over a variety of scales in time and space, and how the effects of human perturbation can be measured.
  • Topics range from familiar global issues such as atmospheric pollution and its effect on global warming and ozone destruction, to microbiological processes that cause pollution of drinking water deltas.
  • Contains sections and information boxes that explain the basic chemistry underpinning the subject covered.
  • Each chapter contains a list of further reading on the subject area. Updated case studies.
  • No prior chemistry knowledge required.
  • Suitable for introductory level courses.

Table of Contents

Preface To The Second Edition
Preface To The First Edition
Acknowledgements
Symbols And Abbreviations

Part I: Introduction
Part II: Environmental Chemist's Toolbox
Part III: The Atmosphere
Part IV: The Chemistry Of Continental Solids
Part V: The Chemistry Of Continental Waters
Part VI: The Oceans
Part VII: Global Change

Index

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