ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY

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PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., Jan 1, 1999 - Science - 188 pages
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This new edition provides a good exposure to the multidisciplinary nature of the subject and deals with various life supporting systems, their ecological aspects and effects on the sustenance of life, covering the bio-geochemical cycles in sufficient detail.Useful for courses taught in departments of science and environment, biotechnology and chemical engineering, the text presents an overview of important aspects of air and water pollution, especially the effects of industrial activities on pollution.Chapters seven and eight, which are new to this edition, discuss chemical toxicology, and waste management _ an area of great importance today.
 

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Contents

ECOLOGY AND ECOSYSTEMS 137
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AIR AND WATER POLLUTION 38117
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SEWAGE AND FERTILIZERS 118139
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SYNTHETIC POLYMERS 140146
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METAL POLLUTION 147153
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MINING ACTIVITIES 154158
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WASTE MANAGEMENT 170175
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INDEX 177178
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SAMIR K. BANERJI, D.PHIL., F.N.A.SC. formerly Professor of Chemistry, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Rajasthan.

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