Publication Date: July 23, 2009 ISBN-10: 0763759392 ISBN-13 :978-0763759391 Edition: 2
Today is the issue of global concern, our many human activities, perhaps permanently harm the quality of the environment. We must act quickly to solve the increasingly serious problem. The second edition of Principles of environmental chemistry readers open to environmental problems from a different angle appreciation chemical reactions drive all natural processes, and an overview of the connection between these processes and human behavior. Students and the general chemical knowledge and the tools to write text need to understand the basic chemical processes operating environment, and demonstrates how the challenge is a measure of these systems. With the concept of interdependence students will begin to understand the pressing environmental problems such as ozone depletion, global warming, air and water pollution, radioactive hazards.