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Environmental Chemistry: A Global Perspective


By: Gary W Van Loon and Stephen J Duffy

492 pages, Figs, tabs

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Sep 2010 | Edition: 3 | #183985 | ISBN-13: 9780199228867
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Covers topics that deal with the chemistry of the atmosphere (air), the hydrosphere (water), and the terrestrial environment (soil). The book emphasizes the chemical principles - both descriptive and quantitative - which apply to environmental studies, and includes a broad range of examples and problem exercises.

this new edition improves on what was already an excellent textbook for its market. Education in Chemistry, 2007


1. Environmental Chemistry; PART A: THE EARTH'S ATMOSPHERE; 2. The Earth's Atmosphere; 3. Stratospheric chemistry-ozone; 4. Tropospheric chemistry-smog; 5. Tropospheric chemistry-precipitation; 6. Atmospheric aerosols; 7. Chemistry of urban and indoor atmospheres; 8. The chemistry of global climate; PART B: THE HYDROSPHERE; 9. The hydrosphere; 10. Distribution of species in aquatic systems; 11. Gases in water; 12. Organic matter in water; 13. Metals in the hydrosphere; 14. Environmental chemistry of colloids and surfaces; 15. Microbiological processes; 16. Water pollution and waste-water treatment chemistry; PART C: THE TERRESTRIAL ENVIRONMENT; 17. The terrestrial environment; 18. Soil properties; 19. The chemistry of solid wastes; 20. Organic biocides; 21. The future Earth; APPENDICES

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