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Introduces the chemistry of the environment. Topics include
ecology; biogeochemistry; bacteria; aquatic chemistry; characteristic of
biological and chemical properties of water quality; water quality monitoring;
water treatment; drinking water; sewer treatment; industrial effluent treatment
system; atmospheric chemistry; meteorology; topography; air pollution control
(particulate material, NOx, SOx, COx, fog) and photochemistry. Current issues
in legislation, Environmental Quality Act, solid waste management, toxic waste
management and introduction to ISO 14000 series and the EIA will also be
Upon completion, students should be able to explain and apply the
fundamental concepts and techniques in environmental chemistry and evaluate the
environmental problems and rationalize the impact of chemistry on the
environment and its role in protecting the environment.

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