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    Aquatic Environmental Chemistry (International Series of Monographs on Physics) (Paperback) By (author) Alan G. Howard

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    DescriptionEquilibrium inorganic chemistry underlies the composition and properties of the aquatic environment and provides a sound basis for understanding both natural geochemical processes and the behaviour of inorganic pollutants in the environment. Designed for readers having basic chemical and mathematical knowledge, this book includes material and examples suitable for undergraduate students in the early stages of chemistry, environmental science, geology, irrigation science and oceanography courses. Aquatic Environmental Chemistry covers the composition and underlying properties of both freshwater and marine systems and, within this framework, explains the effects of acidity, complexation, oxidation and reduction processes, and sedimentation. The format adopted for the book consists of two parallel columns. The inner column is the main body of the book and can be read on its own. The outer column is a source of useful secondary material where comments on the main text, explanations of unusual terms and guidance through mathematical steps are to be found. A wide range of examples to explain the behaviour of inorganic species in freshwater and marine systems are used throughout, making this clear and progressive text an invaluable introduction to equilibrium chemistry in solution.


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    Title
    Aquatic Environmental Chemistry
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alan G. Howard
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 100
    Width: 189 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 7 mm
    Weight: 223 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780198502838
    ISBN 10: 0198502834
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.9T
    BISAC V2.8: TEC010000
    BIC subject category V2: TQ
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: PNK
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    B&T General Subject: 710
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17610
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    B&T Approval Code: A56360000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A56600000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SCI030000
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: I-TE
    BISAC V2.8: SCI031000
    DC22: 628.1/68
    BISAC V2.8: SCI013030
    DC22: 628.168
    DC21: 577.614
    LC classification: GB855 .H68 1998, GB855.H68
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    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    12 November 1998
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Table of contents
    1. The Earth and Biogeochemical Cycling; 2. The Aquatic Environment; 3. The Acidity of Water; 4. Metal Complexes in Solution; 5. Oxidation and Reduction; 6. Dissolution and Deposition Processes; 7. Case Studies