- This is the only environmental chemistry text to adequately discuss nuclear chemistry and disposal in a balanced and scientifically rational way.
- The overall format allows for particular topics to be omitted at the discretion of the instructor without loss of continuity.
- Contains a discussion of climate history to put current climate concerns in perspective, an approach that makes current controversy about climate change more understandable.
2. Atmospheric Composition and Behavior
3. Energy and Climate
4. Principles of Photochemistry
5. Atmospheric Photochemistry
6. Petroleum, Hydrocarbons and Coal
7. Soaps, Synthetic Surfactants, and Polymers
8. Haloorganics and Pesticides
9. Chemistry in Aqueous Media
10. The Environmental Chemistry of Some Important Elements
11. Water Systems and Water Treatment
12. The Earth's Crust
13. Principles of Nuclear Chemistry and Radiochemistry
14. The Nuclear Environment
16. Solid Waste Disposal and Recycling