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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHE 2550 - Introduction to Environmental Chemistry (3)


When Offered: Fall
An introduction to environmental issues as seen through a chemical perspective. A broad survey of the biosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, atmosphere, and energy will be conducted. Specific topics include toxic organic compounds, pesticides, environmental endocrine disruptors, metal pollution, natural water chemistry, water pollution and purification, soil chemistry, soil contamination and remediation, the ozone hole, smog, global warming, alternative fuels, and renewable energy. Lecture three hours.
Prerequisites: CHE 2101  and CHE 2102 , or CHE 2201  and CHE 2203 .