∗ commonly known harmful substances, such as carbon monoxide, heavy metals, and sulfur dioxide
∗ toxins in food and basic consumer goods
∗ radioisotopes, such as plutonium and uranium.
The multiplicity of environmental problems is demonstrated through the use of examples showing their relation to biochemical processes, toxicology, climate, ecological aspects and other adjacent sciences. This book is not only for students of chemistry, but is also an ideal reference book for those interested in the chemical principles of environmental pollutants.
Changes in the Atmosphere.
Impairment of Ground Water and Surface Water.
Ground and Soil Pollution.
Generally Widespread Materials (Ubiquists).
Foodstuffs and Confections.
Basic Consumer Goods.