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xiii, 514 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
  • 1. Basic Principles. 2. Equilibrium Thermodynamics and Kinetics. 3. Acid-Base Equilibria. 4. Oxidation-Reduction Reactions. 5. Carbon Chemistry. 6. Isotopics. 7. Environmental Mineralogy. 8. The Atmospheric Environment. 9. The Continental Environment. 10. The Marine Environment. References. Appendix I: Electronic Structure and Valences of the Elements. Appendix II: Standard State Thermodynamic Date. Appendix III: Ionic Radii in A for Different Charges and Coordination Numbers. Appendix IV: Piper Diagram for Water Chemistry Problems. Answers to Selected Problems. Index. Credits.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780122290619 20160528
The basic philosophy of PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL GEOCHEMISTRY is to present chemical principles that are essential for understanding environmental problems and then show how these principles can be applied to real-world problems. The latter goal is achieved by including a number of case studies in each chapter. The book is process oriented, emphasizing the tools needed to understand environmental problems, and is not a recitation of environmental problems and issues. Chemistry topics are developed from first principles and the focus is on those principles that are most useful in the environmental field. This text is more accessible than the larger, higher-level environmental geochemistry books on the market that assume familiarity with chemical and quantitative background material. The topical coverage is broad, including extensive material on the isotopic and mineralogical aspects of environmental issues and a significant chapter on the atmosphere. Case studies are integrated throughout to show the application of the various principles to real-world problems, and many of the very extensive set of end-of-chapter problems encourage students to become familiar with the scientific literature on this subject.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780122290619 20160528
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
GES-170
Book
xi, 399 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
  • Preface-- 1. Basics and history of discovery of atmospheric chemicals-- 2. The Sun, the Earth, and the evolution of the Earth's atmosphere-- 3. Structure and composition of the present-day atmosphere-- 4. Urban air pollution-- 5. Aerosol particles in smog and the global environment-- 6. Effects of meteorology on air pollution-- 7. Effects of pollution on visibility, UV radiation, and atmosphere optics-- 8. International regulation of urban smog since the 1940s-- 9. Indoor air pollution-- 10. Acid deposition-- 11. Global stratospheric ozone reduction-- 12. The greenhouse effect and global warming-- Conversions and constants-- References-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521811712 20160528
Atmospheric Pollution: History, Science, and Regulation provides a comprehensive introduction to the history and science of major air pollution issues. The book begins with an introduction to the basic atmospheric chemistry and the history of discovery of chemicals in the atmosphere, and then moves on to a discussion of the evolution of the earth's atmosphere, and the structure and composition of the present-day atmosphere. It then provides a comprehensive and accessible discussion of the five major atmospheric pollution topics: urban outdoor air pollution, indoor air pollution, acid deposition, stratospheric ozone reduction, and global climate change. The book contains numerous student examples and problems, over 200 color illustrations, and will form an ideal introductory textbook for a wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses on atmospheric pollution. It will also form a valuable reference text for researchers, and an introduction to the subject for general audiences.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780521811712 20160528
Earth Sciences Library (Branner), Engineering Library (Terman), SAL3 (off-campus storage)
GES-170
Book
xiv, 376 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Introduction to the Global Environment: The Water Cycle and Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulation. 2. Air Chemistry: The Greenhouse Effect and the Ozone Hole. 3. Rainwater and Atmospheric Chemistry. 4. Chemical Weathering and Water Chemistry. 5. Rivers. 6. Lakes. 7. Marginal Marine Environments: Estuaries. 8. The Oceans. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780133011692 20160527
Appropriate for courses in environmental geochemistry, biogeochemistry, water pollution, and geohydrology. Assumes fundamental understanding of chemistry but requires no other science background. Based on Global Water Cycles, 1987, this paperback volume can be used to supplement a core geochemistry text or as a stand-alone text. Written by two well-known researchers, this text provides a multidisciplinary approach to a number of environmental topics on water, air, and atmospheric chemistry. Coverage ranges from aspects of geology, oceanography and meteorology, to environmental science, soil science, biogeochemistry, and limnology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780133011692 20160527
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
GES-170
Book
viii, 611 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
  • Fundamental Concepts-- Photosynthesis-- Physical Factors Affecting Production-- Cultural Eutrophication--Case Studies-- Urban Runoff-- Sewage Treatment-- Pathogens in Natural Waters-- Toxicology-- Industrial Pollution-- Pesticides-- Thermal Pollution and Power Plants-- Metals-- Oil Pollution-- Radioactivity-- Acid Deposition-- Groundwater Pollution-- Plastics in the Sea-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780471534570 20160527
This revised text provides guidelines for dealing with the pollution of oceans, lakes, streams and underground aquifers. It covers pollution associated with such sources as sewage treatment, urban run-off, pesticides, acid rain, plastics and metals, and industrial contaminants.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780471534570 20160527
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
GES-170
Book
xvi, 379 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Introduction. The Origin and Early Evolution of the Earth. Evolution and the Biosphere. Modeling Biogeochemical Cycles. Equilibrium, Rate, And Natural Systems. Tectonic Processes, Continental Free-Board, And the Rate Limiting Step for Continental Denudation. Pedosphere. Sediments. Their Interaction with Biogeochemical Cycles Through Formation. The Oceans. The Atmosphere. The Global Carbon Cycle. The Nitrogen Cycle. The Sulfur Cycle. The Phosphorus Cycle. Trace Metals. Integration in the Context of Global Environmental Issues. Chapter References. Glossary. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780121476861 20160528
Describes the transformation/movement of chemical substances in a global context and is designed for courses dealing with some aspects of biogeochemical cycles. Organized in three sections, it covers earth sciences, element cycles and a synthesis of contemporary environmental issues.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780121476854 20160528
Biogeochemical cycles describe the transformation and movement of chemical substances in the global context. This text is designed for courses dealing with some aspect of biogeochemical cycles, and provides the core reading and references required for the majority of these courses. The book emphasizes the fundamentals of biogeochemistry and approaches to the analysis and understanding of complex processes. It requires no background in meteorology, geology, oceanography, or microbiology and includes questions, problems, exercises, and a glossary of terms. Features: * Emphasizes the fundamentals of biogeochemistry and approaches to the analysis and understanding of complex processes. * Requires no background in meteorology, geology, oceanography, or microbiology. * Includes questions, problems, exercises, and a glossary of terms.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780121476861 20160528
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
GES-170
Book
xii, 145 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
GES-170