Environmental Chemistry

ISBN-10: 0716731533

ISBN-13: 9780716731535

Edition: 2nd 1999

Authors: Colin Baird
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Description: Colin Baird's guide to environmental chemistry covers major topical issues, including the greenhouse effect, the ozone layer, pesticides, and air and water pollution.

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Book details

List price: $91.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Worth Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/15/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Preface: Introduction to Green Chemistry
Air and Energy
Stratospheric Chemistry: The Ozone Layer
Introduction
The Physics and Chemistry of the Ozone Layer
The Steady State in Atmospheric Reactions
Catalytic Processes of Ozone Destruction
The Ozone Hole and Other Sites of Ozone Depletion
The Chemicals That Cause Ozone Destruction
Ground-Level Air Pollution - Outdoors and Indoors
Introduction
Urban Ozone: The Photochemical Smog Process
Acid Rain
The Ecological Effects of Acid Rain and of Photochemical Smog
Particulates in Air Pollution
Air Quality Indices and Size Characteristics for Particulate Matter
The Health Effects of Outdoor Air Pollutants
Indoor Air Pollution
The Detailed Chemistry of the Atmosphere
Tropospheric Chemistry
Systematics of Stratospheric Chemistry
The Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming
The Mechanism of the Greenhouse Effect
Molecular Vibrations: Energy Absorption by Greenhouse Gases
The Major Greenhouse Gases
Atmospheric Residence Time
Other Greenhouse Gases
The Climate-Modifying Effects of Aerosols
Global Warming to Date
Climate Change in the Future: Predictions, Consequences, and Controls
The Potential Consequences of Global Warming
Energy Reserves and Usage
CO[subscript 2] Emission Scenarios and Agreements
Minimizing Future Emissions of Greenhouse Gases
Renewable Energy, Alternative Fuels, and the Hydrogen Economy
Renewable Energy
Alternative Fuels
Hydrogen-Fuel of the Future?
Instrumental Determination of NO[subscript x] by Chemiluminescence
Instrumental Determination of Atmospheric Methane
Toxic Organic Chemicals
Pesticides
Background
DDT
The Accumulation of Organochlorines in Biological Systems
Other Organochlorine Insecticides
Principles of Toxicology
The Distribution of Environmental Pollutants
Organophosphate and Carbamate Insecticides
Natural and Green Insecticides, and Integrated Pest Management
Herbicides
Summary
Nonpesticide Toxic Organic Compounds of Environmental Concern
Dioxins
PCBs
Other Sources of Dioxins and Furans
The Health Effects of Dioxins, Furans, and PCBs
Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)
Other Toxic Organics of Environmental Concern
Environmental Estrogens
The Long-Range Transport of Atmospheric Pollutants
Electron Capture Detection of Pesticides
Water
The Chemistry of Natural Waters
Oxidation-Reduction Chemistry in Natural Waters
Acid-Base Chemistry in Natural Waters: The Carbonate System
Ion Concentrations in Natural Waters and Drinking Water
The Pollution and Purification of Water
Water Disinfection
Groundwater: Its Supply, Chemical Contamination, and Remediation
The Chemical Contamination and Treatment of Wastewater and Sewage
Modern Wastewater and Air Purification Techniques
Toxic Heavy Metals
Introduction
Mercury
Lead
Cadmium
Arsenic
Chromium
Inductively Coupled Plasma Determination of Lead
Ion Chromatography of Environmentally Significant Anions
Some Other Environmental Concerns
Hazardous and Municipal Wastes, and the Contamination of Soils and Sediments
Domestic and Commercial Garbage: Its Disposal and Minimization
The Recycling of Household and Commercial Waste
Soils and Sediments
Hazardous Wastes
Radioactivity, Radon, and Nuclear Energy
Radioactivity and Radon Gas
Nuclear Energy
Background Organic Chemistry
Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Problems
Index
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