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Environmental Organic Chemistry: Illustrative Examples, Problems and Case Studies

By: RP Schwarzenbach, M Gschwend and DM Imboden

376 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | May 1995 | #46670 | ISBN: 0471125881
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About this book

Supplement to the winner of the 1994 AAP/PSP Best New Chemistry Book of the same title, which is divided into two parts. The first part is compound, or process, orientated, while the second is system-orientated.


Contents

Partial table of contents:; Vapor Pressure.; Solubility and Activity Coefficient in Water.; Air--Water Partitioning: The Henry's Law Constant.; Organic Solvent--Water Partitioning; Bioconcentration.; Diffusion.; The Gas--Liquid Interface: Air--Water Exchange.; Sorption: Solid--Aqueous Solution Exchange.; Chemical Transformation Reactions.; Photochemical Transformation Reactions.; Biological Transformation Reactions.; Organic Compounds in Ponds and Lakes--Case Studies.; Organic Compounds in Rivers: Transport, Mixing, and Reactions.; Organic Compounds in Porous Media.; Bibliography.; Index.

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Biography

RENE P. SCHWARZENBACH is Professor of Environmental Chemistry at the Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology. PHILIP M. GSCHWEND is Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. DIETER M. IMBODEN is Professor of Environmental Physics at the Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology. In addition to numerous other distinctions, Professors Schwarzenbach, Gschwend, and Imboden are the authors of Environmental Organic Chemistry (Wiley--Interscience), which was awarded the AAP/PSP Best New Chemistry Book in 1994.

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