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Published: 16 November 2017

600 Pages

265x195mm

ISBN: 9780198749974


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Environmental Chemistry

A global perspective

Fourth Edition

Gary W. vanLoon and Stephen J. Duffy

  • Strikes a perfect balance between depth and breadth of coverage, making it a one-stop shop for students of environmental chemistry
  • Emphasizes general principles, covered at just the right depth for readers to develop a thorough understanding of natural processes
  • Carefully structured explanations ensure that students from a variety of backgrounds can master the important chemical concepts
  • In-text questions and end-of-chapter problems encourage students to check their understanding,and apply what they have learned to new scenarios and issues
  • Main points given throughout each chapter highlight the key concepts being presented
  • Online resources feature additional resources for lecturers to enhance the educational value of the text

New to this Edition:

  • New topics now added, including asbestos, fracking, ocean acidification, and the chemistry of constructed wetlands
  • Updated data and information throughout the book, particularly in chapters covering fast moving subjects such as stratospheric chemistry, the chemistry of urban and indoor atmospheres, and the chemistry of global climate
  • A new Appendix explaining how to use online software to do speciation calculations
  • New and improved learning features: more 'Literature Links' to direct students to the associated research in the field, additional 'Fermi questions' providing thought experiments which encourage strategic thinking, and new 'Think about this' boxes to encourage students to pause and reflect on the relevance of what they have learnt
  • Examples and quantitative problems now further clarified with additional labelling and explanations
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