Chemical Concepts in Pollutant Behavior

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Wiley, Apr 3, 1979 - Science - 265 pages
A text for an interdisciplinary environmental course that identifies the physical and chemical properties that determine environmental behavior, describes the processes in the natural environment that can be effective in transforming chemicals, and defines the molecular characteristics that can cause a particular compound to react in those processes.

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Contents

Chemodynamics
1
Adsorption
13
Distribution in Soil
32
Evaporation
45
Modification of Chemicals in the Environment
79
Redox Systems
92
Hydrolysis
105
Metabolic Transformations
124
Bioaccumulation and Food Chain Distribution
173
Analyzing for Chemicals in the Environment
207
Chemicals in the Environment
229
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About the author (1979)

About the author IAN J. TINSLEY is Professor of Chemistry at Oregon State University as well as Associate Director of the Environmental Health Sciences Center. Dr. Tinsley received his Ph.D. in Food Science/Biochemistry from Oregon State University in 1958.

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