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Aquatic Chemistry: Chemical Equilibria and Rates in Natural Waters

 
 
 
 
Aquatic Chemistry: Chemical Equilibria and Rates in Natural Waters
Author: Werner Stumm - James J. Morgan
ISBN 13: 9780471511854
ISBN 10: 471511854
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
Publication Date: 1996-01-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 1040
List Price: $160.00
 
 

The authoritative introduction to natural water chemistry THIRD EDITION

Now in its updated and expanded Third Edition, Aquatic Chemistry remains the classic resource on the essential concepts of natural water chemistry. Designed for both self-study and classroom use, this book builds a solid foundation in the general principles of natural water chemistry and then proceeds to a thorough treatment of more advanced topics. Key principles are illustrated with a wide range of quantitative models, examples, and problem-solving methods.

Major subjects covered include:
* Chemical Thermodynamics
* Solid-Solution Interface and Kinetics
* Trace Metals
* Acids and Bases
* Kinetics of Redox Processes
* Dissolved Carbon Dioxide
* Photochemical Processes
* Atmosphere-Water Interactions
* Kinetics at the Solid-Water
* Metal Ions in Aqueous Solution Interface
* Precipitation and Dissolution
* Particle-Particle Interaction
* Oxidation and Reduction
* Regulation of the Chemical
* Equilibria and Microbial Mediation Composition of Natural Waters

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A text/reference that deals with the chemical behaviors of natural waters, and the processes that affect the distribution and circulation of chemical substances in these waters. It provides a foundation in the general principles of natural water chemistry as well as a thorough treatment of more advanced topics and the current research in the field. This revised and updated edition adds a new a chapter on atmosphere-water interactions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)