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Harnung, Sven E
Chemistry and the environment / Sven E. Harnung, Matthew S. Johnson
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
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 4th Floor  TD193 .H366 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Environmental chemistry
Physical Description xiii, 427 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
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"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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 chemical of climate change
NOTE 517380
Alternate Author Johnson, Matthew S. (Matthew Stanley), 1966-

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