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Chemistry of the environment

Author: Thomas G Spiro; Kathleen Purvis-Roberts; William M Stigliani
Publisher: Sausalito, Calif. : University Science ; Basingstoke : Palgrave [distributor], 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Chemistry of the Environment, 3rd edition, is a concise, clear and current account of today's environmental issues and the science needed to understand them. New worked problems and end of chapter  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas G Spiro; Kathleen Purvis-Roberts; William M Stigliani
ISBN: 9781891389702 189138970X
OCLC Number: 752791986
Description: 1 volume ; 26 cm
Contents: PART I: Introduction: Sustainability and Green Chemistry.- Sustainability and Chemistry.- Green Chemistry.- PART II: Atmosphere.- Air Pollution.- Nitrogen Oxides, Ozone and Gasoline.- Stratospheric Ozone Shield.- Climate Change.- PART III: Energy and Materials.- Energy Flows and Supplies.- Fossil Fuels.- Nuclear Energy.- Renewable Energy.- Energy Utilization.- PART IV: Hydrosphere.- Water Resources.- Water as Solvent; Acids and Bases.- Water and Lithosphere.- Aquatic Life and Oxidation.- Reduction.- Water Pollution and Treatment.- PART V: Biosphere.- Nitrogen and Food Production.- Pest Control.- Toxic Chemicals.
Responsibility: Thomas G. Spiro, K. Purvis-Roberts, W.M. Stigliani.

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