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Introduction to Environmental Chemistry - 2nd edition

Introduction to Environmental Chemistry (ISBN10: 0632059052; ISBN13: 9780632059058)
ISBN13: 978-0632059058
ISBN10: 0632059052

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 atmosp
    heric 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.
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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.
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 04
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Publisher: Blackwell Publishers
Year Published: 2004
International: No

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