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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM 3220 Environmental Chemistry

This lecture and laboratory course considers the chemical composition and chemical dynamics of the environment and the impact of chemicals on the environment. Key topics covered in the course include biogeochemical cycles, aquatic chemistry, water pollution and treatment, atmospheric chemistry and pollution, pesticides and other potential toxic substances, and nuclear chemistry. Laboratory experiments involve measurements of various chemicals in water, air and soils using classical gravimetric and volumetric techniques as well as visible and atomic absorption spectroscopy, and gas chromatography. Lecture and lab. Students will be charged an additional Chemistry Lab Fee when enrolling in this course. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 2520  AND CHEM 0520
Credits: 4.0