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Environmental chemistry

Author: Colin Baird
Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman, ©1995.
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This textbook at the intermediate level presents a variety of environmental issues, including the greenhouse effect, the ozone layer, pesticides, toxic chemicals, air pollution, and water pollution, and discusses ways in which chemists approach and try to solve them.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Baird
ISBN: 0716724049 9780716724049
OCLC Number: 31009771
Description: xix, 484 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction to environmental chemistry --
Stratospheric chemistry : the ozone layer --
Ground-level air chemistry and air pollution --
The greenhouse effect and global warming --
Background organic chemistry --
Toxic organic chemicals --
Natural waters : contamination and purification --
Natural waters : acid-base chemistry of the carbonate system --
Heavy metals and the chemistry of soils --
Energy production and its environmental consequences.
Responsibility: Colin Baird.

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This text is reinforced with essays and interviews by people working and lecturing in the field of environmental chemistry. It should be a useful text for students in the fields of chemistry,  Read more...

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