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.