∗ Provides a comprehensive introduction to environmental chemistry, covering all the key areas.
∗ Includes a balanced coverage of both the theoretical and experimental aspects.
∗ Maintains a careful and logically–structured approach, with theory being covered first, followed by laboratory experiments and student problems.
∗ Assumes only a basic knowledge of chemistry, with more advanced chemical concepts introduced as needed.
Environmental Chemistry will be invaluable to students in the chemical and environmental sciences, as well as engineering, physical, life and earth science students
interested in environmental chemistry.
Concepts and Skills in Environmental Chemistry.
Laboratories for Environmental Chemistry.
Laboratory Report Writing.
The Structure and Composition of the Earth.
Earth′s Vital Resources –
Minerals, Metals and Fossil Fuels.
The Lifeblood of the Earth.
Further Sources of Information.
"...Ian Williams has done an excellent job of formulating this well–thought–out text that students without a strong background in chemistry should fine most informative and enjoyable." (Environment, Vol. 44, No. 6, July/August 2002)