Perspectives in Environmental Chemistry

Perspectives in Environmental Chemistry

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This book provides an in-depth introduction to a wide variety of topics within environmental chemistry. It is unique in that it consists of state-of-the-art descriptions of research areas written by leading scientists in the field.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 528 pages
  • 165.1 x 233.7 x 30.5mm | 884.52g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • halftones, numerous line figures, tables
  • 0195102088
  • 9780195102086

Table of contents

Section I: Environmental Chemistry of Condensed Phases ; The Solid-Water Interface in Natural Systems ; An Overview of Environmental Colloids ; Environmental Chemistry of Trace Metals ; Metal-Catalyzed Hydrolysis of Organic Contaminants in Aquatic Environments ; The Chemistry and Geochemistry of Natural Organic Matter ; Assessing the Dynamic Behavior of Organic Contaminants in Natural Waters ; Correlation Analysis of Environmental Reactivity of Organic Substances ; Photolysis of Organics in the Environment ; Microbiologically Mediated Reactions in Aquatic Systems ; Section II: Atmospheric Environmental Chemistry ; Oxidant Formation in the Troposphere ; The Tropospheric Aerosol and Its Role in Atmospheric Chemistry ; Why Carbon Dioxide from Fossil Fuel Burning Won't Go Away ; Stratospheric Chemistry-Perspectives in Environmental Chemistry ; Laboratory Studies of Heterogeneous Chemistry in the Stratosphere ; The Stratospheric Aerosol and Its Impact on Stratospheric Chemistry ; Chemical-Transport Models of the Atmosphere ; Section III: Applied Environmental Chemistry ; Samply Collection and Handling of Environmental Matrices ; Trace Metal-Phytoplankton Interactions in Marine Systems ; Atmosphere-Water-Rock Interactions; As Observed in Alpine Lakes ; Passive Bioremediation of Metals and Inorganic Contaminantsshow more