Chemistry of the Environment

Third Edition

Thomas G. Spiro
University of Washington

Kathleen Purvis-Roberts
Claremont McKenna, Pitzer and Scripps Colleges

William M. Stigliani
University of Northern Iowa


BRIEF CONTENTS

I  INTRODUCTION: SUSTAINABILITY AND GREEN CHEMISTRY

Ch1. Sustainability and Chemistry

Ch2. Green Chemistry

II ATMOSPHERE

Ch3. Air Pollution

Ch4. Nitrogen Oxides, Ozone and Gasoline

Ch5. Stratospheric Ozone Shield

Ch6. Climate Change

III ENERGY AND MATERIALS

Ch7. Energy Flows and Supplies

Ch8. Fossil Fuels

Ch9. Nuclear Energy

Ch10. Renewable Energy

Ch11. Energy Utilization

IV HYDROSPHERE

Ch12. Water Resources

Ch13. Water as Solvent; Acids and Bases

Ch14. Water and Lithosphere

Ch15. Aquatic Life and Oxidation/Reduction

Ch16. Water Pollution and Treatment

V BIOSPHERE

Ch17. Nitrogen and Food Produduction

Ch18. Pest Control

Ch19. Toxic Chemicals

Appendix A

Appendix B

Index