Fundamental Concepts of Environmental Chemistry

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Alpha Science Int'l Ltd., 2005 - Science - 537 pages
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Discussing the influence of environmental factors on both living and nonliving entities, this text places special emphasis on human health problems such as mutagenesis, teratogenesis and carcinogenesis, as well as looking at the major global issues of energy conservation, acid rain and greenhouse gases.
 

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Contents

Atoms and Molecules
3
Solid Earth
25
Hydrosphere
36
Atmosphere
56
Biosphere
66
Life
87
Cellular Environment I
104
Cellular Alterations 12
120
Indoor Pollution
308
Classification of Water Pollutants
317
Heavy Metals
332
Soaps and Detergents
352
Paper Mills
362
Water Treatment
370
Polymers and Plastics
389
Asbestos
399

Energy Flow
143
Fossil Fuels
153
Terrestrial Energy
173
Solar Energy
185
Nuclear Energy
196
Sulfur Oxides
221
Nitrogen Oxides
234
Carbon Monoxide
244
Photochemical Smog
252
Greenhouse Gases
260
Depletion of Stratospheric Ozone
275
Suspended Matter
295
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
407
Food Additives
413
Fertilizers
429
Insecticides
438
Fungicides and Herbicides
452
Solid Waste
467
Hazardous Waste
477
ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION 487526
487
International Efforts
498
Indias Efforts
514
Index
527
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