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Chemistry for environmental and Earth sciences

Author: Catherine V A Duke; C D Williams
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Chemistry for Environmental and Earth Sciences use worked examples and case studies drawn from current application along with clear diagrams and concise explanations to illustrate the relevance of chemistry to geosciences. In-text- and end-of-chapter questions with complete solutions also help students gain confidence in applying concepts from this book towards solving current, real-world problems."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Manuels d'enseignement supérieur
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine V A Duke; C D Williams
ISBN: 9780849339349 0849339340
OCLC Number: 123079565
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Fire --
Atoms and elements --
States of matter --
Units of measurement --
Chemical bonding --
Chemical structures --
Chemical reactions and equilibria --
Earth --
Formation of the Earth --
Igneous rocks --
Sedimentary rocks --
Metamorphic rocks --
Weathering --
The chemistry of soil --
Water --
The properties of water --
Acids, bases, and the pH scale --
Ions in solution --
Redox chemistry --
Colloids and suspended particles --
Water pollution --
Air --
The structure of the atmosphere --
Evolution and composition of the atmosphere --
Biogeochemical cycles --
Global warming and the greenhouse effect --
The ozone layer --
Air pollution.
Responsibility: Catherine V.A. Duke, Craig D. Williams.


Focuses on the chemistry and processes behind environmental issues such as global warming, ozone depletion, acid rain, water pollution, and soil contamination. This title uses worked examples and  Read more...
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