Perspectives in Environmental Chemistry

Perspectives in Environmental Chemistry

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This volume provides an in-depth introduction to a wide variety of topics within environmental chemistry. Each chapter was written by a scientist actively involved in the research area represented in the chapter. The book is written at a level suitable for upper-level undergraduate and beginning graduate students in environmental chemistry.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 526 pages
  • 165.1 x 236.22 x 33.02mm | 771.1g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 2 halftones, 199 line figures, bibliography
  • 0195102096
  • 9780195102093

About Donald L. Macalady

Donald L. Macalady has been Professor of Chemistry and Geochemistry at the Colorado School of Mines (CSM) since 1982. He has published in five international journals and four edited volumes of symposia papers. He has edited the inaugural issue of the Journal of Contaminant Hydrology and served on its editorial board for ten years. He also serves as a reviewer for five related journals.
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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 Contaminants
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