Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

CHEM 3150K Environmental Chemistry

Prerequisite: CHEM 1212, 1212L with a grade of "C" or better


This course provides the fundamentals of environmental chemistry. Topics covered include sources, reactions, transport, effects, and fates of important chemical species in atmosphere, hydrosphere and lithosphere. Major environmental issues discussed ozone destruction, photochemical smog, acid rain, climate change, heavy metals and waste management. Laboratories involve sampling and sample preparation, qualitative and quantitative analysis and data treatment.

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