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Environmental Chemistry (International Edition)

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By: Colin Baird and Michael Cann
800 pages, illustrations, tables
Environmental Chemistry (International Edition)
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  • Environmental Chemistry (International Edition) ISBN: 9781464113499 Edition: 5 Hardback Jun 2012 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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About this book

A great introduction to environmental chemistry in a short and focused text, now updated with more 'activities' features, Green Chemistry and international coverage.

Contents

PART I: ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY AND AIR POLLUTION
- Stratospheric Chemistry: the Ozone Layer
- The Ozone Holes
- The Chemistry of Ground-Level Air Pollution
- The Environmental and Health Consequences of Polluted Air - Outdoors and Indoors

PART II: ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE
- The Greenhouse Effect
- Energy Use, Fossil Fuels, CO2 Emissions, and Global Climate Change
- Renewable Energy and Alternative Fuels
- Radioactivity, Radon, and Nuclear Energy

PART III: WATER CHEMISTRY AND WATER POLLUTION
- The Chemistry of Natural Waters
- The Pollution and Purification of Water
- Toxic Heavy Metals

PART IV: TOXIC ORGANIC COMPOUNDS:
- Pesticides
- Dioxins, Furans and PCBs
- Other toxic Organic Compounds of Environmental Concern

PART V: SOILS, SEDIMENTS AND WASTE DISPOSAL
- Wastes, Soils, and Sediments

PART VI: ADVANCED TOPIC
- The Detailed Chemistry of the Troposphere

Appendix A: Oxidation Numbers and Redox Equation Balancing Reviewed
Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Problems
Index

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COLIN BAIRD, University of Western Ontario, USA
Textbook
By: Colin Baird and Michael Cann
800 pages, illustrations, tables
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