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Introductory Chemistry for the Environmental Sciences

Introductory Chemistry for the Environmental Sciences

2nd Edition

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Part of Cambridge Environmental Chemistry Series

  • Date Published: June 1996
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521484503

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  • The new edition of this textbook introduces the basic chemical concepts underlying a sound understanding of environmental science and ecology. Fundamental chemical principles are explained and illustrated with real examples from the environment. From an introduction to atomic and molecular structure, the text progresses to more advanced areas within physical, inorganic, organic and analytical chemistry. Important new sections for this new edition include an introduction to the concepts of biogeochemical cycling, and the role environmental chemistry plays with respect to climate, notably global warming and ozone depletion. The case studies have been up-dated, and a section about toxic chemicals has been added. While the primary aim is to satisfy the needs of the non-chemist, the text also serves to introduce environmental precepts to chemists who wish to apply their expertise to environmental issues. This volume is especially suitable for undergraduates in environmental science, environmental chemistry and ecology at universities, colleges and technical institutes.

    • Provides chemical background to unravel complexities of environmental science and biogeochemistry
    • Specially useful for students of environmental science that require good knowledge of basic chemistry
    • Environmental processes described in the book provide a vehicle to teach fundamental chemical concepts
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    'This book has much to recommend it. Well arranged with excellent graphics and a comprehensive index it is, as the first part of the title suggests, a comprehensive introduction to chemistry for those not taking a chemistry degree ... The book is well worth the modest paperback price of £19.95.' Margaret C. Enger, Open University Geological Society Journal

    '… a good overview … allows one to appreciate the importance of chemistry to environmental analysis.' TEG News

    '… a very potent attempt to summarise important chemical information for the non-specialist student.' Stephanie Leharne, Education in Chemistry

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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: June 1996
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521484503
    • length: 392 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.62kg
    • contains: 98 b/w illus. 60 exercises
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Introduction
    2. Physical chemistry
    3. Chemistry of the elements
    4. Analytical chemistry
    5. Environmental biogeochemistry
    6. Case studies
    Appendix
    Index.

  • Authors

    Roy M. Harrison, University of Birmingham

    Stephen J. De Mora, Plymouth Marine Laboratory

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