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Environmental chemistry

Author: Colin Baird; Michael C Cann
Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman ; Basingstoke : Palgrave [distributor], [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifth editionView all editions and formats

Colin Baird and Michael Cann's acclaimed textbook helps students explore chemical processes and properties underlying environmental issues they hear about and discuss every day. A textbook that  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Baird; Michael C Cann
ISBN: 9781464113499 1464113491
OCLC Number: 780334802
Description: 1 volume :billustrations, maps, graphs ; 28 cm
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.- Biofuels and Other Alternative Fuels .- Renewable Energy Technologies: Hydroelectric, Wind, Solar, Geothermal, and Marine Energy and Their Storage .- 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: ENVIRONMENT AND THE SOLID STATE .- Wastes, Soils, and Sediments .- PART VI: ADVANCED ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY .- The Detailed Free-Radical Chemistry of the Atmosphere .- Appendix A: Oxidation Numbers and Redox Equation Balancing Reviewed.- Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Problems.- Index.
Responsibility: Colin Baird, Michael Cann.


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