Fundamentals of environmental and toxicological chemistry : sustainable science

Author
Other titles
  • Fundamentals of environmental chemistry
Edition
  • Fourth edition.
Published
  • Boca Raton, Florida ; London, [England] ; New York : CRC Press 2013
  • ©2013
Physical description
1 online resource (603 pages) : illustrations.
ISBN
  • 9781466553170
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters.
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Environmental Chemistry and the Five Spheres of the Environment; What Is Environmental Chemistry?; Environmental Relationships in Environmental Chemistry; Environmental Spheres and Biogeochemical Cycles; Earth’s Natural Capital; Environmental Chemistry and Green Chemistry; As We Enter into the Anthropocene; Questions and Problems; Literature Cited; Supplementary References; ; Fundamentals of Biochemistry and Toxicological Chemistry; Life Chemical Processes; Biochemistry and the Cell; Carbohydrates; Proteins; Lipids: Fats, Oils, and Hormones; Nucleic Acids; Enzymes; Biochemical Processes in Metabolism; Toxic Substances, Toxicology,
  • and Toxicological Chemistry; Toxicological Chemistry; Kinetic Phase of Xenobiotic Metabolism; Dynamic Phase of Toxicant Action; Mutagenesis and Carcinogenesis; Developmental Effects and Teratogenesis; Toxic Effects on the Immune System; Damage to the Endocrine System; Health Hazards of Toxic Substances; Structure–Activity Relationships in Toxicological Chemistry; Toxicological Chemistry and Ecotoxicology; Toxic Agents That May Be Used in Terrorist Attacks; Questions and Problems; Supplementary References; ; Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry of the Hydrosphere; H2 O: Simple Formula,
  • Remarkable Molecule; Hydrosphere; Occurrence of Water; Water Supply and Availability; Life and Its Influence on Environmental Chemistry in the Hydrosphere; Environmental Chemistry of the Hydrosphere; Acid-Base Phenomena in the Hydrosphere; Solubility and Phase Interactions; Oxidation-Reduction; Metal Ions in Water; Complexation and Speciation of Metals; Toxicological Chemistry in the Hydrosphere; Chemical Interactions with Organisms in the Hydrosphere; Biodegradation in the Hydrosphere; Questions and Problems; Literature Cited; Supplementary References; ; Pollution of the Hydrosphere; Nature and Types of Water Pollutants; Elemental Pollutants; Heavy Metals; Metalloids; Organically Bound Metals; Inorganic Species as Water Pollutants; Algal Nutrients and Eutrophication; Acidity, Alkalinity, and Salinity; Oxygen, Oxidants,
  • and Reductants; Organic Pollutants; Pesticides in Water; Polychlorinated Biphenyls; Emerging Water Pollutants, Pharmaceuticals, and Household Wastes; Radionuclides in the Aquatic Environment; Toxicological Chemistry and Water Pollution; Questions and Problems; Literature Cited; Supplementary References; ; Sustaining the Hydrosphere; More Important than Oil; Greening of Water: Purification before and after Use; Municipal Water Treatment; Treatment of Water for Industrial Use; Wastewater Treatment; Removal of Solids; Removal of Calcium and Other Metals; Removal of Dissolved Organics; Removal of Dissolved Inorganics; Membrane Processes and Reverse Osmosis for Water Purification; Water Disinfection; Restoration of Wastewater Quality; Natural Water Purification Processes; Sludges and Residues from Water Treatment; Water,
  • the Greenest Substance on Earth: Reuse and Recycling; Water Conservation; Questions and Problems; Literature Cited; Supplementary References; ; Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry of the Atmosphere; Atmosphere: Air to Breathe and Much More; Regions of the Atmosphere; Atmospheric Composition; Natural Capital of the Atmosphere; Energy and Mass Transfer in the Atmosphere; Meteorology, Weather, and Climate; Atmospheric Inversions and Atmospheric Chemical Phenomena; Climate, Microclimate,
  • and Microatmosphere; Atmospheric Chemistry and Photochemical Reactions; Atmospheric Oxygen; Atmospheric Nitrogen; Atmospheric Water; Atmospheric Particles; Questions and Problems; Literature Cited; Supplementary References; ; Pollution of the Atmosphere; Pollution of the Atmosphere and Air Quality; Pollutant Particles in the Atmosphere; Inorganic Gas Pollutants; Nitrogen Oxide Air Pollutants; Sulfur Dioxide Air Pollution; Acid–Base Reactions in the Atmosphere and Acid Rain; Organic Air Pollutants; Photochemical Smog; Chlorofluorocarbons and Stratospheric Ozone Depletion; Indoor Air Pollution and the Microatmosphere; Questions and Problems; Literature Cited; Supplementary References; ; Sustaining the Atmosphere: Blue Skies for a Green Earth; Preserving the Atmosphere; Greatest Threat: Global Climate Warming; Dealing with Global Climate Change; Control of Particle Emissions; Control of Carbon
  • Monoxide Emissions; Control of Nitrogen Oxide Emissions; Control of Sulfur Dioxide Emissions; Control of Hydrocarbon Emissions and Photochemical Smog; Biological Control of Air Pollution; Controlling Acid Rain; Limiting Stratospheric Ozone Depletion; Questions and Problems; Literature Cited; Supplementary References; ; Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry of the Geosphere; Geosphere; Chemical Composition of the Geosphere and Geochemistry; Geosphere as a Source of Natural Capital; Environmental Hazards of the Geosphere; Water in and on the Geosphere; Anthrospheric Influences on the Geosphere; Geosphere as a Waste Repository; Questions and Problems; Literature Cited; Supplementary References; ; Soil: A Critical Part of the Geosphere; Have You Thanked a Clod Today?; Plant Nutrients and Fertilizers in Soil; Soil and Plants Related to Wastes and Pollutants; Soil Loss: Desertification and
  • Deforestation; Toxicological and Public Health Aspects of Soil; Toxicological Considerations in Livestock Production; Questions and Problems; Literature Cited; Supplementary References; ; Sustaining the Geosphere; Managing the Geosphere for Sustainability; Sustaining the Geosphere in the Face of Natural Hazards; Sustainable Development on the Geosphere’s Surface; Digging in the Dirt; Extraction of Materials from Earth; Sustainable Utilization of Geospheric Mineral Resources; Toxicological Implications of Mineral Mining and Processing; Sustaining the Geosphere to Manage Water; Waste Disposal and the Geosphere; Derelict Lands and Brownfields; Sustaining Soil; Questions and Problems; Literature Cited; Supplementary References; ; Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry of the Biosphere; Life and the Biosphere; Organisms and Sustainable Science and Technology; Life Systems; Metabolism and Control
  • in Organisms; Reproduction and Inherited Traits; Stability and Equilibrium of the Biosphere; DNA and the Human Genome; Biological Interaction with Environmental Chemicals; Effects of the Anthrosphere on the Biosphere; Questions and Problems; Literature Cited; Supplementary References; ; Sustaining the Biosphere and Its Natural Capital; Keeping Life Alive; Natural Capital of the Biosphere; Genetic Engineering; Role of Human Activities in Preserving and Enhancing the Biosphere; Preserving the Biosphere by Preserving the Atmosphere; Preserving the Biosphere by Preserving the Hydrosphere; Preserving the Biosphere by Preserving the Geosphere; Questions and Problems; Literature Cited; Supplementary References; ; Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry of the Anthrosphere; Anthrosphere; Industrial Ecology and Industrial Ecosystems; Metabolic Processes in Industrial Ecosystems; Life Cycles in Industrial
  • Ecosystems; Kinds of Products; Environmental Impacts of the Anthrosphere; Green Chemistry and the Anthrosphere; Predicting and Reducing Hazards with Green Chemistry; Atom Economy and the E Factor in Green Chemistry; Catalysts and Catalysis in Green Chemistry; Biocatalysis with Enzymes; Energizing Chemical Reactions and Process Intensification; Solvents and Alternate Reaction Media; Feedstocks and Reagents; Anthrosphere and Occupational Health; Questions and Problems; Literature Cited; Supplementary References; ; Anthrosphere, Pollution, and Wastes; Wastes from the Anthrosphere; Classification of Hazardous Substances and Wastes; Sources of
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Summary

  • "Environmental Toxicological Chemistry for Sustainable Chemical Science covers environmental chemistry, including toxicological chemistry, at the university level. Readers with a basic knowledge of general chemistry and organic chemistry can readily understand the material in the text. Furthermore, for readers who may not have this background, basic chapters are included at the end of the text which will enable them to acquire the fundamentals of general and organic chemistry required to master the material in the text"--

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