4 edition of Chemistry Health and the Environment found in the catalog.
June 15, 1999
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||345|
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sterner, Olov. Chemistry, health, and environment. Weinheim ; New York: Wiley-VCH, © (OCoLC) Environmental Chemistry Lecture Notes by Prof.
Prashant V. Kamat. This note covers the following topics: Chemistry and the Environment, Stratosphere, Ozone Hole, Air Pollution -Smog, acid rain and Particles, Free Radical Chemistry in Troposphere, Green House Gases, Global Warming/Carbon Footprint, Climate Change, Energy-Fossil Fuels, Nuclear Energy.
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Environmental chemistry is a rather young and interdisciplinary ﬁeld of science. Its aim is a complete description of the environment and of transformations occurring on a.
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For 14 years we used the text by R.W. Raiswell, P. Brimblecombe, D.L. Dent and P.S. Liss, Environmental Chemistry, an earlier Uni- versity of East Anglia collaborative effort published by Edward Arnold in Written by prominent physicians and public health experts who see environmental degradation as a serious threat to public health, it provides essential information for health professionals, policymakers, concerned citizens, and environmental activists.
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