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Water Quality: An Introduction

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The chemistry aspects of water quality are provided in a thorough yet easily understood manner

By: Claude E Boyd (Author), Harvey J Pine (Foreword By)

357 pages, 3 colour & 71 b/w illustrations, tables

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Aug 2015 | Edition: 2 | #224769 | ISBN-13: 9783319174457
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About this book

The revised second edition updates and expands the discussion, and incorporates additional figures and illustrative problems. Improvements include a new chapter on basic chemistry, a more comprehensive chapter on hydrology, and an updated chapter on regulations and standards.

Water Quality: An Introduction presents the basic aspects of water quality, emphasizing physical, chemical, and biological factors. The study of water quality draws information from a variety of disciplines including chemistry, biology, mathematics, physics, engineering, and resource management.

University training in water quality is often limited to specialized courses in engineering, ecology, and fisheries curricula. Water Quality: An Introduction also offers a basic understanding of water quality to professionals who are not formally trained in the subject.

Because it employs only first-year college-level chemistry and very basic physics, Water Quality: An Introduction is well-suited as the foundation for a general introductory course in water quality. It is equally useful as a guide for self-study and an in-depth resource for general readers.


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