Chemical Fate and Transport in the Environment

Chemical Fate and Transport in the Environment by Elizabeth J. Fechner

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The third edition of Chemical Fate and Transport in the Environment-winner of a 2015 Textbook Excellence Award (Texty) from The Text and Academic Authors Association-explains the fundamental principles of mass transport, chemical partitioning, and chemical/biological transformations in surface waters, in soil and groundwater, and in air. Each of these three major environmental media is introduced by descriptive overviews, followed by a presentation of the controlling physical, chemical, and biological processes. The text emphasizes intuitively based mathematical models for chemical transport and transformations in the environment, and serves both as a textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental science and engineering, and as a standard reference for environmental practitioners.Winner of a 2015 Texty Award from the Text and Academic Authors AssociationIncludes many worked examples as well as extensive exercises at the end of each chapterIllustrates the interconnections and similarities among environmental media through its coverage of surface waters, the subsurface, and the atmosphereWritten and organized concisely to map to a single-semester courseDiscusses and builds upon fundamental concepts, ensuring that the material is accessible to readers who do not have an extensive background in environmental science
Publication Date:
13 / 06 / 2014

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