Environmental Soil Chemistry by Donald L. Sparks

By Donald L. Sparks

Environmental Soil Chemistry illustrates basic ideas of soil chemistry with recognize to environmental reactions among soils and different average fabrics and heavy metals, insecticides, commercial contaminants, acid rain, and salts. well timed and complete discussions of purposes to real-world environmental matters are a principal concentration of this proven textual content. <*> offers scholars with either sound modern education within the fundamentals of soil chemistry and functions to real-world environmental matters <*> well timed and entire dialogue of significant options together with: sorption/desorption, oxidation-reduction of metals and organics, and results of acidic deposition and salinity on contaminant reacions <*> Boxed sections specialise in pattern difficulties and motives of key words and parameters <*> huge tables on elemental composition of soils, rocks and sediments, pesticide periods, inorganic minerals, and strategies of decontaminating soils <*> truly written for all scholars and pros in environmental technological know-how and environmental engineering in addition to soil technology

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Jr. (1990). Atomic structure, microtopography, composition, and reactivity of mineral surfaces. In “Mineral–Water Interface Geochemistry” (M. F. , and A. F. ), Rev. in Mineralogy 23, pp. 87–132. Mineral. Soc. , Washington, DC. Hochella, M. , Rakovan, J. , Rosso, K. , Bickmore, B. , and Rufe, E. (1998). New directions in mineral surface geochemical research using scanning probe microscopies. In “Mineral–Water Interfacial Reactions” (D. L. Sparks and T. J. ), ACS Symp. Ser. 715, pp. 37–56. Am. Chem.

Lake City Army Ammunition Plantf (Independence, MO) Type of contamination 1 2. McClellan Air Force Based (Sacramento, CA) 3. Hunters Point Naval Air Statione (San Francisco, CA) 4. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratoryc (Livermore, CA) 5. Castle Air Force Based (Merced, CA) 6. Edwards Air Force Basee (Kern County, CA) 7. Nevada Test Sitec (near Las Vegas, NV) 8. Idaho National Engineering Laboratory c (near Idaho Falls, ID) 9. Tooele Army Depotf (Tooele County, UT) 10. Rocky Mountain Arsenalf (Denver, CO) 11.

A. (1998). Atomic force microscopy as a tool for studying the reactivities of environmental particles. In “Mineral–Water Interfacial Reactions” (D. L. Sparks and T. J. ), ACS Symp. Ser. 715, pp. 57–66. Am. Chem. , Washington, DC. O’Day, P. A. (1999). Molecular environmental geochemistry. Rev. Geophys. 37, 249–274. Sawhney, B. , Eds. (1989). “Reactions and Movement of Organic Chemicals in Soils,” SSSA Spec. Publ. 22. Soil Sci. Soc. , Madison, WI. Schulze, D. , and Bertsch, P. M. (1999). Overview of synchrotron X-ray sources and synchrotron X-rays.

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