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Principles and Applications of Aquatic Chemistry / Edition 1

Principles and Applications of Aquatic Chemistry / Edition 1

by Francois M. M. Morel, Janet G. Hering
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Presents aquatic chemistry in a way that is truly useful to those with diverse backgrounds in the sciences. Major improvements to this edition include a complete rewrite of the first three background chapters making them user-friendly. There is less emphasis on mathematics and concepts are illustrated with actual examples to facilitate understanding.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471548966
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/22/1993
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 608
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.45(d)

About the Author

Francois M. M. Morel and Janet G. Hering are the authors of Principles and Applications of Aquatic Chemistry, published by Wiley.

Table of Contents

Conservation Principles.

Chemical Equilibrium and Energetics.


Acids and Bases: Alkalinity and pH in Natural Waters.

Solid Dissolution and Precipitation: Acquisition and Control ofAlkalinity.



Reactions on Solid Surfaces.


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Principles and Applications of Aquatic Chemistry 2.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A reference book for professionals or researchers, is not appropriate for an undergraduate course.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book does what it sets out to do...however you should not use this book to learn general principles of aquatic chemistry. This book is intended for upper levels of study. Also, almost all programs used to model natural water systems are based on this book, so if that is what you intend to do I suggest this book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is the recommended text for my graduate level distance education environmental studies course. Unfortunately I feel it is pitched a couple of levels higher and, as I have no direct access to my tutors for explanation of the workings of problems, somewhat frustrating. The examples given tantalise one into feeling that an understanding has been reached, only to snatch this away with the introduction of unexplained values into equations that take a real expert to worry out. While usefully providing problems at the end of each chapter no solutions are provided thus rendering the exercise frustrating for those of us struggling to understand.