9781107682573

Chemistry and the Environment

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  • ISBN13:

    9781107682573

  • ISBN10:

    1107682576

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/27/2012
  • Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
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Summary

This textbook presents the chemistry of the environment using the full strength of physical, inorganic, and organic chemistry, in addition to the necessary mathematics and physics. It provides a broad yet thorough description of the environment and the environmental impact of human activity using scientific principles. It gives an accessible account while paying attention to the fundamental basis of the science, showing derivations of formulas and giving primary references and historical insight. The authors make consistent use of professionally accepted nomenclature (IUPAC and SI), allowing transparent access to the material by students and scientists from other fields. This textbook has been developed through many years of feedback from students and colleagues. It includes more than 400 online student exercises that have been class tested and refined. The book will be invaluable in environmental chemistry courses for advanced undergraduate and graduate students and professionals in chemistry and allied fields.

Table of Contents

The Earth
Environmental dynamics
The spheres
Chemistry of the atmosphere
Chemistry of the hydrosphere
Chemistry of the pedosphere
Global cycles of the elements
The chemicals industry
Environmental impact of selected chemicals
The chemistry of climate change
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