Environmental Chemistry: A Comprehensive Approach

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This book is a very comprehensive project designed to provide complete information about environmental chemistry, including air, water, soil and all life forms on earth. The complete chemical composition and all the essential components of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, lithosphere and biosphere are discussed in detail. Numerous forms of pollutants and their toxic effects along with sustainable solutions are provided.

Not just covering the basics of environmental chemistry, the authors discuss many specific areas and issues, and they provide practical solutions. The problems of non-renewable energy processes and the merits of renewable energy processes along with future fuels are discussed in detail, making this volume a comprehensive collaboration of many other relevant fields which tries to fill the knowledge gap of all previously available books on the market. It also thoroughly covers all environment-related issues, internationally recognized standard values, and the socioeconomic impacts on society for the short and long term.

A valuable reference for engineers, scientists, chemists, and students, this volume is applicable to many different fields, across many different industries, at all levels. It is a must-have for any library.


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An exceptionally good book on environmental chemistry, providing information about the environmental elements, I. e., water, soil, air and other life forms on the planet earth. This book provides a complete insight into the components of atmosphere, biisphere, lithosphere and geosphere. Additionally, it discusses several issues related to environment. In short, this is a valuable book for the students, researchers and those dealing with environmental issues.  

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Amazing book. Appreciate and admire the work of all the authors who tried to compile all the information in a single book. Starting from the basic concepts about the composition of environment further elaborating the wider aspects and problems regarding environmental pollution. Looking forward to read it in detail.  


Water Pollution and Treatment Technologies
LithosphereGeosphere 6 1 Introduction to LithosphereGeosphere 6 2 Composition of Rocks
Air Pollution and Control Strategies
Soil Pollution and Remediation Processes
Noise Pollution
Toxicological Chemistry
Environmental Disasters
Hazardous Wastes
NonRenewable Energy Resources
Renewable Energy Resources
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Muhammad Asif Hanif is a well-known scientist and currently working on different aspects of environmental remediation and analysis. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed journal articles, four books, and several book chapters. He has twelve years of experience teaching graduate students at the university level, and, in 2018, he won a prestigious award from the Pakistan Academy of Sciences.

Farwa Nadeem has been working as an environmentalist for the last five years, providing protection against harmful human activities and educating the public about environmentalism. Her field of research at the Nano and Biomaterial Laboratory at the Department of Chemistry, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan is alternative, renewable, and sustainable future energy resources.

Ijaz Ahmad Bhatti is a well-known scientist and chemistry professor currently working on different aspects of radiation chemistry and renewable energy processes. He has published more than 126 international research papers in peer reviewed journals and approximately more than 40 papers in national journals. He has received various national and international scientific awards and has continuously been honoured with the "Research Productivity Award" seven times by the Pakistan Council of Science and Technology. He also has written several books and book chapters.

Hafiz Muhammad Tauqeer is Lecturer of Chemistry with a specialization in environmental sciences. He has more than twenty publications in environmental chemistry and sciences and has experience in many niche areas in environmental chemistry.

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