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Environmental chemistry / Colin Baird

Main Author Baird, Colin Country Estados Unidos. Edition 2nd ed Publication New York : W.H. Freeman, cop. 1999 Description 619 p., pag. var. : il. ; 24 cm ISBN 0-7167-3153-3 CDU 504:54 54:504
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Licenciatura em Ciências do Ambiente Sistema Terra - Atmosfera 1º semestre

Mestrado em Ciências e Tecnologias do Ambiente Química dos Sistemas Ambientais 1º semestre

Mestrado em Ensino do 1º Ciclo do Ensino Básico e de Matemática e Ciências Naturais no 2º Ciclo do Ensino Básico Química dos Sistemas Ambientais 2º semestre

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This text explores the relationship between chemistry and the environment from the chemical viewpoint. It covers major topical issues such as the greenhouse effect, the ozone layer, pesticides, and air and water pollution.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Preface: Introduction to Green Chemistry (p. xvii)
  • Part I Air and Energy (p. 1)
  • Chapter 1 Stratospheric Chemistry: The Ozone Layer (p. 3)
  • Introduction (p. 3)
  • The Physics and Chemistry of the Ozone Layer (p. 9)
  • The Steady State in Atmospheric Reactions (p. 21)
  • Catalytic Processes of Ozone Destruction (p. 27)
  • The Ozone Hole and Other Sites of Ozone Depletion (p. 36)
  • The Chemicals That Cause Ozone Destruction (p. 48)
  • Chapter 2 Ground-Level Air Pollution - Outdoors and Indoors (p. 66)
  • Introduction (p. 66)
  • Urban Ozone: The Photochemical Smog Process (p. 72)
  • Acid Rain (p. 93)
  • The Ecological Effects of Acid Rain and of Photochemical Smog (p. 99)
  • Particulates in Air Pollution (p. 106)
  • Air Quality Indices and Size Characteristics for Particulate Matter (p. 111)
  • The Health Effects of Outdoor Air Pollutants (p. 114)
  • Indoor Air Pollution (p. 127)
  • Chapter 3 The Detailed Chemistry of the Atmosphere (p. 139)
  • Tropospheric Chemistry (p. 141)
  • Systematics of Stratospheric Chemistry (p. 161)
  • Chapter 4 The Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming (p. 166)
  • The Mechanism of the Greenhouse Effect (p. 167)
  • Molecular Vibrations: Energy Absorption by Greenhouse Gases (p. 171)
  • The Major Greenhouse Gases (p. 173)
  • Atmospheric Residence Time (p. 187)
  • Other Greenhouse Gases (p. 191)
  • The Climate-Modifying Effects of Aerosols (p. 202)
  • Global Warming to Date (p. 206)
  • Chapter 5 Climate Change in the Future: Predictions, Consequences, and Controls (p. 220)
  • The Potential Consequences of Global Warming (p. 220)
  • Energy Reserves and Usage (p. 226)
  • CO[subscript 2] Emission Scenarios and Agreements (p. 236)
  • Minimizing Future Emissions of Greenhouse Gases (p. 241)
  • Chapter 6 Renewable Energy, Alternative Fuels, and the Hydrogen Economy (p. 252)
  • Renewable Energy (p. 253)
  • Alternative Fuels (p. 267)
  • Hydrogen-Fuel of the Future? (p. 283)
  • Environmental Instrumental Analysis 1 Instrumental Determination of NO[subscript x] by Chemiluminescence (p. 299)
  • Environmental Instrumental Analysis 2 Instrumental Determination of Atmospheric Methane (p. 302)
  • Part II Toxic Organic Chemicals (p. 305)
  • Chapter 7 Pesticides (p. 307)
  • Background (p. 307)
  • DDT (p. 313)
  • The Accumulation of Organochlorines in Biological Systems (p. 318)
  • Other Organochlorine Insecticides (p. 323)
  • Principles of Toxicology (p. 327)
  • The Distribution of Environmental Pollutants (p. 334)
  • Organophosphate and Carbamate Insecticides (p. 337)
  • Natural and Green Insecticides, and Integrated Pest Management (p. 342)
  • Herbicides (p. 346)
  • Summary (p. 352)
  • Chapter 8 Nonpesticide Toxic Organic Compounds of Environmental Concern (p. 358)
  • Dioxins (p. 359)
  • PCBs (p. 365)
  • Other Sources of Dioxins and Furans (p. 376)
  • The Health Effects of Dioxins, Furans, and PCBs (p. 381)
  • Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) (p. 393)
  • Other Toxic Organics of Environmental Concern (p. 402)
  • Environmental Estrogens (p. 405)
  • The Long-Range Transport of Atmospheric Pollutants (p. 413)
  • Environmental Instrumental Analysis 3 Electron Capture Detection of Pesticides (p. 420)
  • Part III Water (p. 423)
  • Chapter 9 The Chemistry of Natural Waters (p. 425)
  • Oxidation-Reduction Chemistry in Natural Waters (p. 426)
  • Acid-Base Chemistry in Natural Waters: The Carbonate System (p. 442)
  • Ion Concentrations in Natural Waters and Drinking Water (p. 449)
  • Chapter 10 The Pollution and Purification of Water (p. 463)
  • Water Disinfection (p. 463)
  • Groundwater: Its Supply, Chemical Contamination, and Remediation (p. 478)
  • The Chemical Contamination and Treatment of Wastewater and Sewage (p. 494)
  • Modern Wastewater and Air Purification Techniques (p. 507)
  • Chapter 11 Toxic Heavy Metals (p. 516)
  • Introduction (p. 516)
  • Mercury (p. 519)
  • Lead (p. 530)
  • Cadmium (p. 542)
  • Arsenic (p. 545)
  • Chromium (p. 554)
  • Environmental Instrumental Analysis 4 Inductively Coupled Plasma Determination of Lead (p. 562)
  • Environmental Instrumental Analysis 5 Ion Chromatography of Environmentally Significant Anions (p. 565)
  • Part IV Some Other Environmental Concerns (p. 569)
  • Chapter 12 Hazardous and Municipal Wastes, and the Contamination of Soils and Sediments (p. 571)
  • Domestic and Commercial Garbage: Its Disposal and Minimization (p. 571)
  • The Recycling of Household and Commercial Waste (p. 581)
  • Soils and Sediments (p. 591)
  • Hazardous Wastes (p. 614)
  • Chapter 13 Radioactivity, Radon, and Nuclear Energy (p. 626)
  • Radioactivity and Radon Gas (p. 626)
  • Nuclear Energy (p. 637)
  • Appendix Background Organic Chemistry (p. 1)
  • Answers to Selected Odd-Numbered Problems (p. 1)
  • Index (p. 1)

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