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Chemistry and the Environment

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This textbook presents the chemistry of the environment using the full strength of physical, inorganic, and organic chemistry, in addition to the necessary mathematics and physics. It provides a broad yet thorough description of the environment and the environmental impact of human activity using scientific principles. It gives an accessible account while paying attention to the fundamental basis of the science, showing derivations of formulas and giving primary references and historical insight. The authors make...

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Overview

This textbook presents the chemistry of the environment using the full strength of physical, inorganic, and organic chemistry, in addition to the necessary mathematics and physics. It provides a broad yet thorough description of the environment and the environmental impact of human activity using scientific principles. It gives an accessible account while paying attention to the fundamental basis of the science, showing derivations of formulas and giving primary references and historical insight. The authors make consistent use of professionally accepted nomenclature (IUPAC and SI), allowing transparent access to the material by students and scientists from other fields. This textbook has been developed through many years of feedback from students and colleagues. It includes more than 400 online student exercises that have been class tested and refined. The book will be invaluable in environmental chemistry courses for advanced undergraduate and graduate students and professionals in chemistry and allied fields.

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“This outstanding text brings together fundamental information about the natural chemistry of the Earth and its atmosphere and the environmental impacts of anthropogenic chemicals. It is well suited for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students and researchers in chemistry, Earth sciences, and atmospheric science.” - Mark Jacobson, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, author of ‘Air Pollution and Global Warming

“Both authors have excellent scientific standing and complementary backgrounds. They have combined well on this excellent textbook, based on their long experience of teaching environmental chemistry to undergraduate students at the University of Copenhagen. There are many textbooks on environmental chemistry aimed at undergraduate and graduate courses, but this is one of the best that I have come across. It will be adopted on courses in every university for the next decade and beyond due to its logical and comprehensive contents. I strongly recommend this excellent textbook for environmental chemistry and related courses at the graduate and undergraduate level.” - Naohiro Yoshida, Department of Environmental Chemistry & Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology

“Harnung and Johnson have produced a textbook on environmental chemistry that is firmly rooted in physical and chemical principles and follows a strict quantitative and analytical approach. Nevertheless, the accessible style and informative footnotes make it a joy to read and explore for graduate students and professionals alike. It perfectly fills the gap left by more phenomenological introductions to the field.” - Jan Kaiser, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia

"thorough, well-written, advanced work...A thorough understanding of this material could occupy a full academic year and would provide a valuable graduate education in environmental chemistry..Highly recommended. Graduate students, researchers/faculty, professionals." - D.H. Stedman, University of Denver, Choice, April 2013

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781107682573
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 9/30/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Sven E. Harnung is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Copenhagen and was Head of Department for 12 years. He teaches courses on environmental, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry, including pharmaceutical applications. His current research concentrates on magnetic studies of single molecule magnets. He is the author of three chemistry textbooks in Danish. Dr Harnung has organized several congresses, including an International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) General Assembly. He has been a member of the Danish National Committee for Chemistry for more than 30 years and he is a Fellow of IUPAC. He has served as a board member of the journals Acta Chemica Scandinavica and Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics.

Matthew S. Johnson is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Chemistry in the University of Copenhagen. He teaches courses on environmental chemistry, physical and quantum chemistry and scientific writing. His main research interest is atmospheric chemistry, including kinetics, spectroscopy and stable isotopes in atmospheric trace gases. He is a co-author of more than 65 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He has invented and patented a method for efficient emissions control and improving building energy efficiency. He was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to study stratospheric chemistry at the Max-lab electron storage ring in Lund, Sweden. He has worked as a researcher for Honeywell and Medtronic and has research collaborations with many groups around the world, including Ford Motor Company and the Tokyo Institute of Technology.

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Table of Contents

1. The Earth; 2. Environmental dynamics; 3. The spheres; 4. Chemistry of the atmosphere; 5. Chemistry of the hydrosphere; 6. Chemistry of the pedosphere; 7. Global cycles of the elements; 8. The chemicals industry; 9. Environmental impact of selected chemicals; 10. The chemistry of climate change.

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