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Environmental Chemistry (International Edition)

Textbook

By: Colin Baird and Michael Cann

800 pages, illustrations, tables

W.H. Freeman & Co. Ltd

Hardback | Jun 2012 | Edition: 5 | #196787 | ISBN-13: 9781464113499
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NHBS Price: £52.99 $67/€63 approx

About this book

A great introduction to environmental chemistry in a short and focused text, now updated with more 'activities' features, Green Chemistry and international coverage.


Contents

PART I: ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND AIR POLLUTION
- Stratospheric Chemistry: the Ozone Layer
- The Ozone Holes
- The Chemistry of Ground-Level Air Pollution
- The Environmental and Health Consequences of Polluted Air - Outdoors and Indoors

PART II: ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE
- The Greenhouse Effect
- Energy Use, Fossil Fuels, CO2 Emissions, and Global Climate Change
- Renewable Energy and Alternative Fuels
- Radioactivity, Radon, and Nuclear Energy

PART III: WATER CHEMISTRY AND WATER POLLUTION
- The Chemistry of Natural Waters
- The Pollution and Purification of Water
- Toxic Heavy Metals

PART IV: TOXIC ORGANIC COMPOUNDS:
- Pesticides
- Dioxins, Furans and PCBs
- Other toxic Organic Compounds of Environmental Concern

PART V: SOILS, SEDIMENTS AND WASTE DISPOSAL
- Wastes, Soils, and Sediments

PART VI: ADVANCED TOPIC
- The Detailed Chemistry of the Troposphere

Appendix A: Oxidation Numbers and Redox Equation Balancing Reviewed
Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Problems
Index

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Biography

COLIN BAIRD, University of Western Ontario, USA

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