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Structure and Surface Reactions of Soil Particles

Series: IUPAC Analytical and Physical Chemistry of Environmental Systems

Edited By: PM Huang, N Senesi and J Buffle

492 pages, B/w plates, figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Feb 1998 | #69078 | ISBN: 0471959367
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NHBS Price: £390.00 $508/€436 approx

About this book

Soil is the most complicated of the environmental systems and as such it is especially difficult to analyse and model the processes occuring therein. This book describes the sampling and characterisation of soil particles. New approaches are given special treatment using fractal analysis of particle aggregations, whilst also introducing the advanced and sophisticated instrumentation for analysis of soil particles.


Partial table of contents: MINERALS-ORGANICS-MICROORGANISMS INTERACTIONS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF SOIL PARTICLES. From Particles to Architecture: Fractals, Aggregation and Scaling in Soil Science (J. Crawford & B. Sleeman). Fractal Principles and Methods Applied to the Chemistry of Sorption onto Environmental Particles (I. Okuda & N. Senesi). ADVANCED INSTRUMENTATION IN ANALYSIS OF SOIL PARTICLES. Electron Microscopy of Soil Components (Y. Chen). Applications of NMR Spectroscopy to the Study of the Chemistry of Environmental Interfaces (W. Earl & C. Johnston). Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy of Organic and Mineral Soil Particles (M. Cheshire & N. Senesi). REACTIONS AND PROCESSES AT THE SOIL PARTICLE-SOLUTION INTERFACE. Ion Adsorption at the Soil Particle-Solution Interface: Modeling and Mechanisms (S. Goldberg). Kinetics of Sorption/Release Reactions on Natural Particles (D. Sparks). Kinetics of Enzyme Reactions in Soil Environments (P. Nannipieri & L. Gianfreda). Index.

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