1st Edition

Chemical Quality of Water and The Hydrologic Cycle

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ISBN 9780873710817
Published August 1, 1987 by CRC Press
382 Pages

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Book Description

This newly published book is an organized collection of papers dealing with changes in the quality of water as it moves through the world's hydrologic cycle-from the sea, lakes, and rivers-to its hydrosphere and then back to earth as precipitation, where the water again percolates through the soil or falls on the ocean, rivers, or lakes. (Changes that occur are physical, chemical, and biological.) Though chapters discuss results of specific lab or field experiments which in themselves have value for the scientist, focus is on processes involved. Many general concepts of water quality are provided in this cohesively organized book.

Table of Contents

19 Chapters in 4 Main Sections. I: PRECIPITATION CHEMISTRY. II. CHEMISTRY OF GROUND WATER. III. CHEMISTRY OF SURFACE WATER-Major Solutes, Nutrients, and Organic Matter. IV. CHEMISTRY OF SURFACE WATER-Metals. 382 pp., 1987, ISBN 0-87371-081-9

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