Fundamental Concepts of Environmental Chemistry
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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