Soil and Environmental Chemistry, 2nd Edition

  • William Bleam
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  • ISBN-10: 0128041951
  • ISBN-13: 9780128041956
  • DDC: 631.41
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 586 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released May 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This book presents key aspects of soil chemistry in environmental science, including dose responses, risk characterization, and practical applications of calculations using spreadsheets. The book offers a holistic, practical approach to the application of environmental chemistry to soil science and is designed to equip the reader with the chemistry knowledge and problem-solving skills necessary to validate and interpret data

This updated edition features significantly revised chapters, averaging almost a 50% revision overall, including some reordering of chapters. All new problem sets and solutions are found at the end of each chapter, and linked to a companion site that reflects advances in the field, including expanded coverage of such topics as sample collection, soil moisture, soil carbon cycle models, water chemistry simulation, alkalinity, and redox reactions. There is also additional pedagogy, including key term and real-world scenarios.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Second Edition Preface.
1: Element Abundance.
2: Chemical Hydrology.
3: Clay Mineralogy and Chemistry.
4: Ion Exchange.
5: Water Chemistry.
6: Acid-Base Chemistry.
7: Natural Organic Matter.
8: Surface Chemistry and Adsorption.
9: Reduction-Oxidation Chemistry.
10: Human Health and Ecological Risk Analysis.
Soil and Environmental Chemistry: Exercises.