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Geochemical and biogeochemical reaction modeling

Author: Craig M Bethke
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats

This book provides a comprehensive overview of reaction processes in the Earth's crust and on its surface. Many applications of reaction modeling are covered in detail in this new edition, originally  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig M Bethke
ISBN: 9780521155700 0521155703
OCLC Number: 933390206
Description: XIX, 544 p. : fig. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface to first edition; Preface to second edition; A note about software; 1. Introduction; 2. Modeling overview; Part I. Equilibrium in Natural Water: 3. The equilibrium state; 4. Solving for the equilibrium state; 5. Changing the basics; 6. Equilibrium models of natural waters; 7. Redox disequilibrium; 8. Activity coefficients; 9. Sorption and ion exchange; 10. Surface complexation; 11. Automatic reaction balancing; 12. Uniqueness; Part II. Reaction Processes: 13. Mass transfer; 14. Polythermal, fixed, and sliding paths; 15. Geochemical buffers; 16. Kinetics of dissolution and precipitation; 17. Redox kinetics; 18. Microbial kinetics; 19. Stable isotopes; 20. Transport in flowing groundwater; 21. Reactive transport; Part III. Applied Reaction Modeling: 22. Hydrothermal fluids; 23. Geothermometry; 24. Evaporation; 25. Sediment diagenesis; 26. Kinetics of water-rock interaction; 27. Weathering; 28. Oxidation and reduction; 29. Waste injection wells; 30. Petroleum reservoirs; 31. Acid drainage; 32. Contamination and remediation; 33. Microbial communities; Appendices; References; Index.
Responsibility: Craig M. Bethke.


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Review of the hardback: Reviews from the first edition: 'This book definitively demystifies geochemical modeling of water-rock reactions and makes it a breeze ... An outstanding book for students, Read more...

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