Environmental Organic Chemistry
- Structures chapters into basic and sophisticated sections
- Contains illustrative examples, problems and case studies
- Examines the fundamental aspects of organic, physical and inorganic chemistry - applied to environmentally relevant problems
- Addresses problems and case studies in one volume
Title: Environmental Organic Chemistry
Author: René P. Schwarzenbach; Philip M. Gschwend; Dieter M. Imboden
Part I: Introduction.
1. General Topic and Overview.
2. An Introduction to Environmental Organic Chemicals.
Part II: Equilibrium Partitioning Between Gaseous, Liquid, and Solid Phases.
3. Partitioning: Molecular Interactions and Thermodynamics.
4. Vapor Pressure.
5. Activity Coefficient and Solubility in Water.
6. Air-Organic Solvent and Air-Water Partitioning.
7. Organic Liquid-Water Partitioning.
8. Organic Acids and Bases: Acidity Constant and Partitioning Behavior.
9. Sorption I: General Introduction and Sorption Processes Involving Organic Matter.
10. Sorption II: Partitioning to Living Media - Bioaccumulation and Baseline Toxicity.
11. Sorption III: Sorption Processes Involving Inorganic Surfaces.
Part III: Transformation Processes.
12. Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Transformation Reactions.
13. Chemical Transformations I: Hydrolysis and Reactions Involving Other Nucleophilic Species.
14. Chemical Transformations II: Redox Reactions.
15. Direct Photolysis.
16. Indirect Photolysis: Reactions with Photooxidants in Natural Waters and in the Atmosphere.
17. Biological Transformations.
Part IV: Modeling Tools: Transport and Reaction.
18. Transport by Random Motion.
19. Transport Through Boundaries.
20. Air-Water Exchange.
21. Box Models.
22. Models in Space and Time.
Part V: Environmental Systems and Case Studies.
23. Ponds, Lakes, and Oceans.
Index (Subject Index, Compound Index, List of Illustrative Examples).
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