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The Geochemistry of Natural Waters: Surface and Groundwater Environments

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By: James I Drever

436 pages, Figs, tabs

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Hardback | Dec 1997 | Edition: 3 | #60843 | ISBN: 0132727900
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Drever keeps the chemical and mathematical simple, offering both theoretiacl and practical approaches to understanding the geochemistry of rivers, lakes and groundwater.


1. The Hydrologic Cycle. 2. Chemical Background. 3. The Carbonate System and pH Control 4. Clay Minerals and Cation Exchange. 5. Adsorption. 6. Organic Compounds in Natural Waters. 7. Redox Equilibria. 8. Redox Conditions in Natural Waters. 9. Heavy Metals and Metalloids. 10. Stability Relationships and Silicate Equilibria. 11. Kinetics. 12. Weathering and Water Chemistry. 13. Acid Water. 14. Isotopes. 15. Evaporation and Saline Waters. 16. Transport and Reaction Modeling References. Glossary of Geologic Terms. Appendix I: Piper and Stiff Diagrams. Appendix II: Standard-State Thermodynamic Data for Some Common Species. Appendix III: Equilibrium Constants at 25 C and Enthalpies of Reaction for Selected Reactions. Answers to Problems. Author Index. Subject Index.

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