Presents a quantitative treatment of the processes that determine the composition of natural waters. The classic resource on the essential concepts of natural water chemistry.
Chemical Thermodynamics and Kinetics; Acid-Base; Dissolved Carbon Dioxide; Atmosphere-Water Interactions; Metal Ions in Aqueous Solution; Aspects of Coordination Chemistry; Precipitation and Dissolution; Oxidation and Reduction; Equilibria; the Solid-Solution Interface; Trace Metals: Cycling, Regulation and Biological Role; Kinetics and Redox Processes; Photochemical Processes; Kinetics at the Solid-Water Interface; Adsorption; Dissolution of Minerals; Nucleation and Crystal Growth; Particle-Particle Interaction; Colloids; Coagulation and Filtration; Regulation of the Chemical Composition of Natural Waters (Examples); Thermodynamic Data.
WERNER STUMM is an internationally renowned aquatic scientist at the Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology, EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH. His numerous publications include Chemistry of the Solid-Water Interface, Aquatic Chemical Kinetics, and Aquatic Surface Chemistry, all published by Wiley. JAMES J. MORGAN is Marvin L. Goldberger Professor of Environmental Engineering Science at the California Institute of Technology. Professor Morgan was the founding editor of Environmental Science and Technology. He is also a recipient of the American Chemical Society Award for Creative Advances in Environmental Science and Technology.