By Donald L. Sparks
Environmental Soil Chemistry illustrates basic ideas of soil chemistry with recognize to environmental reactions among soils and different common fabrics and heavy metals, insecticides, business contaminants, acid rain, and salts. well timed and complete discussions of functions to real-world environmental issues are a valuable concentration of this proven text.
- Provides scholars with either sound modern education within the fundamentals of soil chemistry and functions to real-world environmental concerns
- Timely and finished dialogue of vital innovations together with: sorption/desorption, oxidation-reduction of metals and organics, and results of acidic deposition and salinity on contaminant reacions
- Boxed sections concentrate on pattern difficulties and reasons of keywords and parameters
- Extensive tables on elemental composition of soils, rocks and sediments, pesticide periods, inorganic minerals, and strategies of decontaminating soils
- Clearly written for all scholars and execs in environmental technological know-how and environmental engineering in addition to soil science
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