"This is a
delightful book for which the authors need congratulation...At
only US$22 for 166 pages it is a real bargain and should find a
place on both students' and graduates' book shelves alike."
--The International Journal of Environmental Studies
offers an interesting and fun collection of experiments with
information that is well documented for both the instructor and
--Professor Birgit Koehler, Williams College
Chemistry of Water is a super book. It is more than a
textbook, more than a lab manual. There is a great amount of good
chemistry packed into its 160 pages...The multiple techniques
presented are a gold mine. This presentation makes the module
useful to first-year general chemistry students, environmental
chemistry students, and upper-level chemistry students. The level
is such that a high school chemistry class could successfully use
the module. The Chemistry of Water is a great tool to
teach quality chemistry that also shows the practical use of
--Journal of Chemical Education, March 1999
"This complete and
professionally prepared series of modules will form the basis for
a high-quality laboratory course in Environmental Chemistry. The
attention to detail and the level of the material should provide
an excellent education for students who are entering this
--From advance reviews of The Chemistry of Water
This introductory laboratory manual will help students design a sampling plan, understand the instrumental and analytical techniques used for the assessment of water quality, learn how to interpret data and use statistical analyses, and apply scientific reasoning to an environmental problem. Ideal for use in the laboratory portion of an introductory environmental chemistry or general chemistry course, the manual provides substantial background information about water chemistry and gives the instructor a choice of procedures for each analysis, from instrument-intensive techniques to those requiring nothing more than a buret and a few chemicals.
A detailed Instructors' Manual is available for adopting professors.
Other environmental laboratory modules from University Science Books include Pesticides in Fruits and Vegetables by Susan Kegley and Laura Wise.