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Handbook of environmental data on organic chemicals/ 1.

Author: Karel Verschueren
Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Wiley, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This work offers coverage of dangerous organic compounds and highlights the control measures designed to reduce the destructive impact of chemicals on the ecosystem. This revised edition contains  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karel Verschueren
ISBN: 0471374903 9780471374909
OCLC Number: 313629133
Contents: Introduction. I ARRANGEMENT OF CATEGORIES. A. Properties. B. Air Pollution Factors. C. Water and Soil Pollution Factors. D. Biological Effects. II. ARRANGEMENT OF CHEMICALS. III. ORDER OF ELEMENTS. A. Properties. B. Air Pollution Factors. C. Water and Soil Pollution Factors. D. Biological Effects. IV. EXPLANATORY ELEMENTS. A. Properties. 1. Boiling Points. 2. Vapor Pressure. 3. Vapor Density. 4. Water Solubility. 5. Octanol/Water Partition Coefficient. 6. Henry's Constant (H). B. Air Pollution Factors. 1. Conversion between Volume and Mass Units of Concentration. 2. Odor. 3. Hazard Potentials of Atmospheric Pollutants. 4. Natural Sources. 5. Manmade Sources. 6. Control Methods. C. Water Pollution Factors. 1. Biodegradation. 2. Oxidation Parameters. 3. Impact on Biodegradation Process. 4. Waste Water Treatment. 5. Alteration and Degradation Processes. D. Biological Effects. 1. Arrangement of Data. 2. Classification List. 3. Organisms Used in Experimental Work with Polluting Substances or in Environmental Surveys. 4. Discussion of Biological Effects Tests. GLOSSARY. ABBREVIATIONS. ENVIRONMENTAL DATA. BIBLIOGRAPHY. MOLECULAR INDEX. CAS CROSS-INDEX.
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" excellent source of information on the behavior of organic chemicals in the environment." (SciTech Book News, Vol. 25, No. 4, December 2001)

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