Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 November 2010

560 Pages | 2 halftone & 158 line illus.

10.4 x 7.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199228867

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Environmental Chemistry

A global perspective

Third Edition

Gary W. vanLoon and Stephen J. Duffy

  • Emphasis is on general principles, which are illuminated with global examples
  • Chemistry is covered at just the right depth for students to develop a thorough understanding of natural processes
  • Carefully structured explanations ensure 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 Resource Centre features additional resources for lecturers to enhance the educational value of the text
  • Greater emphasis placed environmental chemistry's relevance to environmental issues, such as climate change
  • Step-by-step annotations of calculations provide students with increased mathematical support
  • Increased coverage of environmental modelling and green chemistry
  • New Literature Link feature encourages students to engage with primary literature and develop critical thinking and reading skills

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