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Modelling in Environmental Chemistry

Series: Developments in Environmental Modelling Volume: 17

Edited By: SE Jorgensen


Hardback | Dec 1991 | #84680 | ISBN: 0444886052
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This book deals with environmental chemistry, which is defined as the chemistry that is used to solve environmental problems of all kinds. Environmental chemistry has become an independent discipline within chemistry because it copes with problems that require solutions different from those used in other chemical disciplines. However, environmental chemists need an overview of the other environmental sciences, ecology and environmental technology. This book is particularly concerned with modelling as a powerful tool and provides a comprehensive overview of the application of models in environmental chemistry based on pure chemistry, chemical concepts and approaches to solutions.


PART A. GENERAL PRINCIPLES. 1. Introduction. Environmental Chemistry and Modelling (S.E. Jorgensen). 2. How to go modelling? (S.E. Jorgensen). 3. Biogeochemical models (S.E. Jorgensen). 4. Ecotoxicological and toxicological models (S.E. Jorgensen). 5. Chemical speciation models (S.E. Jorgensen). 6. Models of biological treatment processes (S.E. Jorgensen). 7. Models of physical-chemical treatment processes (S.E. Jorgensen). REFERENCES, CHAPTERS 1 - 7. PART B. CASE STUDIES. 8. Modelling nutrient cycling in wetlands (William J. Mitsch and M. Siobhan Fennessy). 9. A model for the unsaturated zone (H.C. Ammentorp and J.C. Refsgaard). 10. Prediction of multisolute absorption equilibrium (B. Al-Duri and G. McKay). 11. Model of pesticide movement in soil (T.A. Albanis, P.J. Pomonis and A.T. Sdoukas). 12. A model for the distribution of chromium in Abu Kir Bay (S.E. Jorgensen, O. Abdul Dahab and Y. Halim). 13. A comparison of modelling of metal precipitate flotation in the presence and absence of collectors (D. Miskovic, E. Karlovic and B. Dalmacija). 14. Model of denitrification in a bark-ion exchange column (S.E. Jorgensen). Appendix 1. Descriptions of ecotoxicological processes (S.E. Jorgensen). Index.

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