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Humic Substances

Nature's Most Versatile Materials, 1st Edition

Edited by Elham A. Ghabbour, Geoffrey Davies

Taylor & Francis

416 pages

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pub: 2003-10-30
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Humic Substances: Nature’s Most Versatile Materials contains a compilation of papers presented at the 2002 Humic Substances Seminar and will keep humic substances scientists up to date with recent research.


"The characterization [of humic substances] remains one of science's most intriguing challenges. It is clear from the collection of papers that humic substances make a measurable and important contribution to the geochemical mobility and cycling of elements. Technical production and editing of the text is excellent. The content of [the 11th biennial conference of the International Humic Substances Society meeting] was outstanding, and this volume provides a glimpse of the real progress being made in the understanding of humic substances." - Soil Science, volume 169, 8

About the Editors

Elham Ghabbour is a Senior Scientist at Northeastern University, Boston. With two decades of research experience in physical /analytical chemistry, her major interest is understanding the macro- and microstructures of humic substances with solutes and metals as probes and catalysis by HSs.

Geoffrey Davies is Matthews Distinguished University Professor at Northeastern University. With research experience in physical inorganic chemistry, his major interests are the thermodynamics and kinetics of solute binding by humic substances and the development of models for HSs systems.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Organic
SCIENCE / Environmental Science