Environmental Chemistry

An introduction to chemical pollutants in the 'compartments' of air, water, and soil, and calculation and measurement of their levels using the principles of general chemistry. Chemical perspectives on problems such as toxicology, global warming, the ozone hole, food shortages, and waste disposal are also discussed. Includes a significant laboratory component involving the statistical and instrumental analysis of samples collected in the field. (Not offered 2022-23).

Prerequisite: Chemistry & Biochemistry 108 or 250 & Biology 208 or Geology 130 or 140.

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