Aquatic environmental chemistry

Alan G. Howard

Equilibrium inorganic chemistry underlies the composition and properties of the aquatic environment and provides a sound basis for understanding both natural geochemical processes and the behaviour of inorganic pollutants in the environment. Designed for readers having basic chemical and mathematical knowledge, this book includes material and examples suitable for undergraduate students in the early stages of chemistry, environmental science, geology, irrigation science and oceanography courses. Aquatic Environmental Chemistry covers the composition and underlying properties of both freshwater and marine systems and, within this framework, explains the effects of acidity, complexation, oxidation and reduction processes, and sedimentation. The format adopted for the book consists of two parallel columns. The inner column is the main body of the book and can be read on its own. The outer column is a source of useful secondary material where comments on the main text, explanations of unusual terms and guidance through mathematical steps are to be found. A wide range of examples to explain the behaviour of inorganic species in freshwater and marine systems are used throughout, making this clear and progressive text an invaluable introduction to equilibrium chemistry in solution.

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  • 1. The Earth and Biogeochemical Cycling
  • 2. The Aquatic Environment
  • 3. The Acidity of Water
  • 4. Metal Complexes in Solution
  • 5. Oxidation and Reduction
  • 6. Dissolution and Deposition Processes
  • 7. Case Studies

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書名 Aquatic environmental chemistry
著作者等 Howard, A. G.
Howard Alan G.
シリーズ名 Oxford science publications
Oxford chemistry primers
出版元 Oxford University Press
刊行年月 1998
ページ数 vi, 90 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 9780198502838
NCID BA37735212
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス